Peter Edwards interviews UK best-selling novelist Peter Robinson about his new novel Sleeping In The Ground — a chilling and suspenseful murder mystery — at the CNE. Set in Yorkshire, the story follows the investigation of the chilling murders that occurs during a wedding and requires the unravelling of psychological puzzles.
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Peter Edwards is the organized crime reporter for The Toronto Star. He is the author of 15 non-fiction books and a young adult novel. Most of his books are on organized crime and several are national bestsellers. He was an executive producer on the mini-series Bad Blood, based on the non-fiction book of the same name, which he co-wrote. One Dead Indian: The Premier, the Police and the Ipperwash Crisis was a Gemini Award winning movie for CTV and aptn. His book Delusion (published in Europe as The Infiltrator) is on the CIA’s recommended reading list for staff and agents.
Peter Robinson grew up in the United Kingdom, and now divides his time between Toronto and Richmond, Yorkshire. Sleeping in the Ground is the twenty-fourth book in the bestselling Inspector Banks series and it won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best novel. He has also written two collections of short stories and three stand-alone novels, the most recent of which is #1 bestseller Before the Poison, winner of the Arthur Ellis Award in Canada, Sweden’s Golden Crowbar Award, and the 2013 Dilys Award given by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. The year 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the Inspector Banks series. Several Inspector Banks novels have been adapted for television and have appeared on PBS.