In a dry season
—Robinson, Peter, 1950- author.
Book
2017
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During a blistering summer, drought has depleted Thornfield Reservoir, revealing the ruins of Hobb's End, the small Yorkshire village that lay at its bottom. When a boy finds a skeleton buried in the ruins, Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks faces the daunting challenge of identifying the victim--a woman who lived in a place that no longer exists, whose neighbours have scattered to the winds ... and whose killer has escaped detection for half a century. With the help of Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot, Banks uncovers long-kept secrets in a community that has resolutely concealed its past. As they unravel the deceptive and desperate relationships of a half-century ago, suspense heightens, and the past finally bursts into the present with terrifying consequences.

Item Details
Series:
Inspector Banks novel
Subjects:
Banks, Alan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Extinct cities -- England -- Yorkshire -- Fiction.
Murder -- England -- Yorkshire -- Fiction.
Police -- England -- Yorkshire -- Fiction.
Yorkshire (England) -- Fiction.
Genre:
Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN:
9780771073328
9780670885244
9780143052227
0771073321
0380975815
0143052225
0140281770
Edition:
McClelland and Stewart paperback edition.
Description:
493 pages ; 21 cm.
Notes:
Originally published: Toronto : Viking, 1999.
Canadiana.
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