Peter Robinson is a Canadian crime writer born in Britain. He is best known for his crime novels set in Yorkshire featuring Inspector Alan Banks. His DCI Banks novels have won numerous awards across Britain, the United States, Canada and Europe, and are published in translation all over the world. The series is now a major ITV1 drama starring Stephen Tompkinson (Wild at Heart, Ballykissangel) as Inspector Banks. The first series aired in 2011 with the show consistently drawing in over 5 million viewers. Peter’s recent standalone novel Before the Poison won the 2012 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel by the Crime Writers of Canada. This was Peter’s sixth Arthur Ellis award. The new DCI Banks book When the Music’s Over has the team investigating two highly contemporary crimes - each echoing and illuminating the other.