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Aftermath: A Novel of Suspense (Mass Market Paperback)

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One phone call from a concerned neighbor has inadvertently led police to Terence Payne, the elusive serial killer known only as "Chameleon." Now the fiend is in custody, perhaps dying, and a long nightmare appears to be over at last. But is it? In Acting Detective Superintendent Alan Banks's mind too many questions remain unanswered at the chamber of horrors the press will dub the "House of Payne." Because the darkness has not yet lifted, the casualties are still mounting...and there are still monsters loose in the world.

About the Author


Peter Robinson's award-winning novels have been named a Best-Book-of-the-Year by Publishers Weekly, a Notable Book by the New York Times, and a Page-Turner-of-the-Week by People magazine. Robinson was born and raised in Yorkshire, but has lived in North America for more than twenty-five years. He now divides his time between North America and the U.K.

Praise for Aftermath: A Novel of Suspense…


“The novels of Peter Robinson are chilling, evocative, deeply nuanced works of art.”
-Dennis Lehane

“A devilishly good plotter...[Robinson’s] characterizations are so subtle that even the psychological profiler is stumped.”
-New York Times Book Review

“Engrossing...seamlessly plotted.”
-Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

“Robinson’s last two Banks books have been winners...and so is AFTERMATH.”
-Orlando Sentinel

“[A] splendid series.”
-The San Diego Union Tribune

“A winner....Returning to the world of Alan Banks is, as always, a pleasure.”
-Houston Chronicle

“A winner....Returning to the world of Alan Banks is, as always, a pleasure.”
-Boston Globe

“Robinson spins and intricate web...an excellent crime novel.”
-Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

“A shocking suspense story that gives the reader a glimpse of the darker side of life.”
-Dallas Morning News

“Highly textured.”
-Tampa Tribune

“Mystery-mongering at once as sensitive and grandly-scaled as P.D. James.”
-Kirkus Reviews (*Starred Review*)

“A proven master...Robinson should find a large audience for this gripping, psychologically astute tale.”
-Publishers Weekly (*Starred Review*)

“This multi-layered novel puts Robinson firmly in the upper-echelon of British mystery writers.”
-Library Journal

“One of today’s most accomplished practitioners of detective fiction.”
-Otto Penzler

“Seamlessly plotted...The tenacious, thoughtful Banks is even fresher than when Robinson began this series...”
-Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

“Aftermath casts [a] spell... Robinson continues to stretch the boundaries of the standard procedural.”
-Orlando Sentinel

“Highly textured... Banks is a multidimensional figure struggling to cope with his private demons while directing murder investigations.”
-Tampa Tribune

Product Details ISBN-10: 0380811812
ISBN-13: 9780380811816
Published: Avon, 07/01/2002
Pages: 480
Language: English