"They were linked in his mind in some odd way. Not technically, of
course, but two very different boys from very different times had
ended up dead before their time, and both had died violently. Banks
wanted to know why, what it was about these two children that had
attracted such cruel fate." So thinks Detective Alan Banks as he
seeks answers to the mysteries currently on his plate.
CLOSE TO HOME by Peter Robinson is the latest in the Alan Banks
mystery series and the Yorkshire Detective Chief Inspector
demonstrates why the mystery genre continues to draw new fans. The
discovery of the bones of Graham Marshall, a boyhood "mate"