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Banks, Ray

Overview
Works: 21 works in 71 publications in 4 languages and 2,649 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Genealogy  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6102.A65, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Publications by Ray Banks
Most widely held works by Ray Banks
No more heroes by Ray Banks( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
It's the hottest summer on record in Manchester, England. Innes takes a job evicting families on behalf of a local slumlord. When he rescues a child from a burning building, he's thrust into the limelight and hired to track down the arsonists
Saturday's child by Ray Banks( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 615 libraries worldwide
It's criminal up north. Cal Innes is fresh out of Strangeways, playing PI and running from a past muddied with ties to local gang lord 'Uncle' Morris Tiernan. When Tiernan tells him to track down a rogue casino dealer who's absconded with a hefty chunk of cash, Innes is thrust into a cat-and-mouse game with Tiernan's psychotic son. Finding the thief proves potentially fatal as the case points north to Newcastle and the sordid truth threatens to put blood on his hands. With Tiernan's son on his tail, and a Manchester cop determined to put Innes back on the spurs. "Saturday's child" definitely has to work hard to keep living
Beast of burden by Ray Banks( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Private detective Callum Innes struggles with the death of his brother and debilitating injuries while reluctantly attempting to locate the missing son of gang-lord Morris Tiernan in spite of interference by corrupt Detective Sergeant Donkin
Sucker punch by Ray Banks( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Working as an unlicensed private investigator, Cal Innes accompanies an amateur boxer to his first major tournament in Los Angeles, but his simple job soon turns deadly, thanks to rumors of a rigged bout, and the boxer's temper and codeine habit
Donkey punch by Ray Banks( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
With the barbed-wire leash of parole behind him and his PI business an unpleasant memory, Cal Innes is looking forward to continuing his job as caretaker at Paulo's Lads' Club. But prodigal amateur boxer, Liam, needs someone to go with him to his first major tournament in Los Angeles. That someone is Cal. Cal's babysitting job swiftly turns into something more sinister, as rumours of a rigged competition fly around. As his codeine habit and Liam's temper grow out of control, the City of Angels doesn't seem quite so heavenly
The big blind : a novel by Ray Banks( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Gun by Ray Banks( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
California by Ray Banks( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
California by Ray Banks( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Shuggie Boyle is a changed man. Which is why after serving four years for armed robbery, he's skipped his licence & jacked a pensioner's car. He's heading back to his ex-girlfriend's house to retrieve the stash from the robbery. Happiness is only a few grand & a few thousand miles away - from California (in Falkirk) to California (in America)
Birds of St. Helens ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Mill Town by Ray Banks( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Gun by Ray Banks( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Richie, a man fresh out on licence and desperate for money to support his new family, agrees to pick up a converted air pistol for local drug dealer Goose. When Richie is beaten up and robbed, he's forced to retrieve the gun, as well as question his career choice
Angels of the north by Ray Banks( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
ANGELS OF THE NORTH; About this book; WINTER, 1986; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; SPRING, 1987; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; SUMMER, 1987; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 35; 36; AUTUMN, 1987; 37; 38; 39; 40; 41; 42; 43; 44; 45; 46; 47; 48; WINTER, 1987; 49; 50; 51; 52; 53; 54; 55; 56; 57; 58; 59; 60; Books by Ray Banks; About Blasted Heath
I lupi : [romanzo] by Ray Banks( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sean Farrell--thief, petrol smuggler and all-round scoundrel--just got shafted by the love of his life. Nora ran off with twenty grand, a gram of coke, and his favourite leather jacket, leaving him with little more than a hangover and a Dido soundtrack. But Nora's sights are on the two hundred grand Farrell supposedly stashed somewhere in the middle of Northumberland, and she's enlisted the help of her old boyfriend, a former hit man, to retrieve it. Farrell hooks up with an old Army mate, the shoplifting, rotgut-swilling arsonist Jimmy Cobb, and sets off after them. When this pair catch up with Nora and her ex, there's going to be hell to pay ... 'cause nobody messes with Farrell and Cobb
Matador by Ray Banks( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Dead Money by Ray Banks( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in German and English and held by 1 library worldwide
Double-glazing salesman Alan Slater is in trouble. He hasn't had a good sales lead in months. His wife rightly suspects him of playing around. His best mate Les Beale has turned into a bigoted, boozed-up headcase. And that's the least of it. When a rigged poker game has fatal consequences, Alan finds himself not only responsible for the clean-up, but also for Beale's escalating debt to a man who won't take?broke" for an answer. As Beale's life spirals out of control, he becomes ever more desperately reliant on Alan to save his skin. But Alan isn't about to be dragged into the gutter by
The Cal Innes omnibus by Ray Banks( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
For the very first time, all four Cal Innes novels plus the exlusive short story collection are available in an omnibus edition - SATURDAY'S CHILD #1 - SUCKER PUNCH #2 - NO MORE HEROES #3 - BEAST OF BURDEN #4 - DIRTY WORK (collected Cal Innes short stories) From the introduction by Kevin Burton Smith: ""Read as a whole, the Cal Innes stories are a testament to loyalty and love, and a stab in the eye to complacency and trendy disenchantment. The conclusion of the final book, Beast of Burden, is as raw and morally and emotionally complex as anything Hammett or Cain or McCoy
Inside straight by Ray Banks( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Graham Ellis is reliable, efficient, focused, the best pit boss Sovereign Casinos has, even if he does say so himself. But rumours of mental instability, along with the fallout of a particularly bloody night on the tables, relegate him to day shifts at a low-rent Salford club. There he catches the attention of local gangster Barry Pollard, who has every intention of making Graham his inside man and is about to make him an offer he can't refuse
Availability and funding of treatment options for morbid obesity in Canada by Julie Polisena( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ray Banks Scottish crime writer
Languages
English (62)
German (2)
Polish (2)
Italian (2)
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