Piece of My Heart

Piece of My Heart

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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
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 163 x 231 x 30mm | 603g
  • United States
  • English
  • 006054435X
  • 9780060544355

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"A fast-moving story [with] some knockout scenery and an assemblage of delicately drawn characters." Raleigh News & Observer
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3,871 ratings
3.95 out of 5 stars
5 26% (1,023)
4 46% (1,792)
3 24% (920)
2 3% (116)
1 1% (20)
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