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Peter Robinson


UK flag (1950 - )

One of the worlds most popular and acclaimed writers, Peter Robinson is the bestselling, award-winning author of the Inspector Banks series; he has also written two short-story collections and three standalone novels, which combined have sold more than ten million copies around the world. Among his many honors and prizes are the Edgar Award, the CWA (UK) Dagger in the Library Award, and Sweden's Martin Beck Award. He divides his time between Toronto and England.
 
Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (1995) : Wednesday's Child
Anthony Awards Best Novel winner (2000) : In a Dry Season
Edgar Awards Best Novel nominee (2000) : In a Dry Season
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2000) : In a Dry Season
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (2004) : The Summer That Never Was
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2005) : Playing with Fire
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2006) : Strange Affair
Macavity Awards Best Novel nominee (2007) : Piece of My Heart
Dilys Awards Best Book winner (2013) : Before the Poison


Peter Robinson recommends
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Winter's End (2003)
(Alex Rourke, book 1)
John Rickards
"Grips you from its chilling opening scene to its stunning conclusion. A fine debut. Rickards is definitely one to watch. "
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Cold Dark Matter (2004)
(Morgan O'Brien Mystery, book 2)
Alex Brett
"Cold Dark Matter is a fast-paced read with enough twists and turns to keep you guessing. Morgan O'Brien is a welcome addition to the growing list of female PIs."
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A Game of Soldiers (2005)
Stephen Miller
"An engrossing thriller... you won't want to put this book down."
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Murder in Greenwich Village (2006)
(Manhattan, book 3)
Lee Harris
"Detective Jane Bauer is a most welcome addition to the ranks of fictional cops."
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A Small Death in the Great Glen (2010)
(Joanne Ross, book 1)
A D Scott
"Hard to put down."
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Bury Your Dead (2010)
(Chief Inspector Gamache, book 6)
Louise Penny
"An excellent read."
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Agent of the State (2012)
(John Kerr, book 1)
Roger Pearce
"A high octane thriller with the unmistakable ring of authenticity."


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