A Dedicated Man, Paperback Book
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A Dedicated Man is the second novel in Peter Robinson's Inspector Banks series, following on from Gallows View.Near the village of Helmthorpe, Swainsdale, the body of a well-liked local historian is found half-buried under a dry stone wall.

Harry Steadman has been brutally murdered. But who would want to kill such a thoughtful, dedicated man?

Chief Inspector Alan Banks is called in to investigate and soon discovers that disturbing secrets lie behind the apparently bucolic facade.

It is clear that young Sally Lumb, locked in her lover's arms on the night of the murder, knows more than she is letting on. And her knowledge could lead to danger . . .


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781447225447

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Peter Robinson gives us an inside look at police procedures as Inspector Banks solves the mystery of Harry Steadman's murder, a man whom nobody seems to have had a problem with. Robinson's characters are well developed and the story holds your interest right down to the last page. I will definitely be continuing with this series.

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