Rebus

Rebus

Author: Ian Rankin

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group

ISBN: 0752837990

Category: Detective and mystery stories, English

Page: 598

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From bestselling Ian Rankin, winner of the 1997 CWA Macallan Gold Dagger for fiction for Black & Blue, come the early Inspector Rebus novels, gathered in one volume for the first time. KNOTS & CROSSES: Two girls have been abducted and brutally murdered. Now a third is missing. Detective Sergeant John Rebus, his own young daughter spirited away south by his disenchanted wife, is one of the policemen hunting the killer. And then the messages begin to arrive: knotted string and matchstick crosses - taunting Rebus with pieces of a puzzle only he can solve ... HIDE & SEEK: A junkie lies dead in an Edinburgh squat. Just another addict, until Inspector Rebus begins to chip away at the indifference, treachery, deceit and sleaze that lurk behind the façade of the city familiar to tourists. And only Rebus seems to care about a death that looks more like murder every day, a death that appeals to the darkest corners of his mind. TOOTH & NAIL: Drafted down to the Big Smoke thanks to a supposed expertise in the modus operandi of serial killers, Inspector Rebus is on the trail of a man who, due to his penchant for taking a bite from each of his victims, is known as the Wolfman. When Rebus is offered a profile of the Wolfman by an attractive lady psychologist, it seems too good an opportunity to turn down. But in finding an ally, he may have given his enemies an easy means of attack ...
Rebus
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: Ian Rankin
Categories: Detective and mystery stories, English
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Orion Publishing Group

From bestselling Ian Rankin, winner of the 1997 CWA Macallan Gold Dagger for fiction for Black & Blue, come the early Inspector Rebus novels, gathered in one volume for the first time. KNOTS & CROSSES: Two girls have been abducted and brutally murdered. Now a third is missing. Detective Sergeant
Rebus: The Early Years
Language: en
Pages: 864
Authors: Ian Rankin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-09 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'Ian Rankin is a genius' Lee Child Knots and Crosses The very first Rebus novel from the No.1 bestselling author. 'And in Edinburgh of all places. I mean, you never think of that sort of thing happening in Edinburgh, do you...?' 'That sort of thing' is the brutal abduction and
Rebus
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: Ian Rankin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

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