In a Dry Season - Inspector Banks Novels Author:Peter Robinson In the blistering, dry summer, the waters of Thornfield Reservior have been depleted, revealing the ruins of the small Yorkshire village that lay at its bottom, bringing with it the unidentified bones of a brutally murdered young woman. Detective Chief Inspector Banks faces a daunting challenge: he must unmask a killer who has escaped detection ... more »for half a century. Because the dark secret of Hobb's End continue to haunt the dedicated policeman even though the town that bred then has died?and long after its former residents have been scattered to far places . . . or themselves to the grave.From an acknowledged master writing at the peak of his storytelling powers comes a powerful, insightful, evocative, and searingly suspenseful novel of past crimes and present evil.« less
An excellent Insp. Banks story; the Inspector has been posted to the outlands for some infraction, there given a nothing case from long ago, but in working the case, a tale unfolds and the story is told in the current day and in WWII. Given the two tales, and a new possible love interest, a facinating story with great detail that you cannot stop reading is presented.