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Piece of My Heart (Mass Market Paperbound)

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New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson's Chief Inspector Alan Banks must turn to a murder committed in the 1960s in order to solve a present-day homicide as he races to uncover their common link.

1969 . . . In an era of free love and rebellion, a dead body is discovered among the detritus of a recently concluded rock festival a beautiful young woman stabbed so savagely through the chest that a piece of her heart was sliced off.

Now . . . A freelance journalist, a stranger to the region, is savagely bludgeoned to death in a shocking act of violence with no apparent motive.

Two murders separated by four decades are investigated by two very different but equally haunted investigators one, a casualty of war unable to come to terms with a confusing new world; the other, a rogue policeman harboring ghosts of his own. But the truth behind a grisly present-day slaying may somehow be hidden in the amplified, drug-induced fog of a notorious past, propelling Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks into the darkest shadows of the peace, love, and rock 'n' roll generation.

A complex, multi-layered thriller, Piece of My Heart once again attests to Peter Robinson's incomparable storytelling genius.

Keeps you turning the pages into the night. Chief Inspector Banks is] good company. New York Times Book Review.

Praise For…


“A fast-moving story [with] some knockout scenery and an assemblage of delicately drawn characters.”
-Raleigh News & Observer

“First-rate.”
-Washington Post Book World

“Robinson has kept up an astonishingly high standard...make no mistake, he’s among the very best.”
-London Times

“The best series now on the market.”
-Stephen King

“Wonderful...multi-layered mystery.”
-Michael Connelly

“Prepare for a crash course in taut, clean writing and subtle psychology.”
-Ian Rankin

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060544362
ISBN-10: 0060544368
Publisher: HarperPrism
Publication Date: April 24th, 2007
Pages: 430
Language: English