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All The Colors Of Darkness By Peter Robinson
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I have a wealth of bookcases, stacked with hardcover books and paperbacks. It is my wealth, which is pitiful compared to others and one of my first loves, which is books and reading.

All the Colors of Darkness is written by English author Peter Robinson. This is not a book I picked in sequence. It must be a me thing. However, it is a mysterious story with Chief Inspector Alan Banks called to cut his vacation short. He is needed to investigate a hanging that appears to be a suicide. The second death that shortened the Inspector's vacation twines with the supposed suicide.

It is a book of death and deeper complex lives. From a theatre employee to a rich lover unfolds an incredible story of love and uncertainty which leads to the thought of this should be mine. You will see this develop from one character to the next.

Then the case is closed, but not for Chief Inspector Alan Banks. He won't accept the murder-suicide status. He fights it as he fought when he had to leave his vacation. On his own time, he can't go back to his new romance's house. She mourns the rampage of her home and blames Banks. The Chief Inspector is caught in what seems numerous rings with people he knows whose lives are threatened. He means to reveal what it really is about.

In that magnificient English country, All the Colors of Darkness, ties the Chief Inspector with people he is close to in work and his personal life. There is Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot. Alan Banks and Annie were once a item, but their brief relationship unnerves both to have to work together professionally. Winsome, a stunning person who draws attention without trying to, works well in the book. She has the knack to get answers.

This book,as all the others, reveals how Banks handles his life along with the case he is working on.His is a life of a failed marriage, two children, the son being a musician and his role plays well in this story. It is, yet again, the Chief Inspector's own home is explored and he doesn't feel safe. Through strangers, liars and explosions, he will find the truth. Relating as secretly as possible to Annie, and wondering why his own boss is getting more leary, Alan Banks finally learns the truth.

Upon visiting the author's website, Peter Robinsons books, numerous with the Chief Inspector have been translated in other languages.


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