Mortal causes inspector rebus, book 6 by ian rankin book cover, description, publication the sixth book in the inspector rebus series genre. Set in edinburgh, the mercurial detective inspector john rebuss investigations lead him through the citys ancient beauty and into its more sinister quarters. Drafted down to the big smoke thanks to a shelve tooth and nail. Now, in the heart of summer, in the midst of a nationalist festival, inspector john rebus is on the murder case of. Longforgotten and unsolved, the case reappears when a charred body with a bullet in its head is found among the ruins. Detective inspector john rebus is not a man easily intimidated, so when political heavyweights start to lean on the dour, moralistic edinburgh detective to stop an investigation, rebus doggedly digs in and follows the case as it moves from embezzlement to murder and finally to conspiracy at the highest level of government. An area that was currently being renovated with plaster about to prove it. Inspector rebus series book 16 ian rankin author 2007 the naming of the dead inspector rebus series book 16 ian rankin author 2008 exit music. He often connects situations with an apt song from the 1960s. The inspector rebus series made a permanent mark on the uk criminal series genre. Rather be the devil inspector rebus 21 ian rankin p. The detective inspector john rebus character is based in edinburgh. Sign up to ians email newsletter to find out more about his books, get exclusive updates about new releases, and find out when hes on tour.
Rebus retirement novel is called exit music but as a character he is still very much active. Ian rankin inspector rebus series free pdf ebooks downloads. The 16th inspector rebus novel is a big read set against the backdrop of one of the most tumultuous weeks in recent scottish history. But 2012 sees his return in standing in another mans grave. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. He had been slowly and methodically tortured beyond human endurance before a shot rang out that finally put an end to his suffering. The fifth novel featuring inspector john rebus, available for the first time as an ebook and with an exclusive introduction by author ian rankin. Unlike other series, the character does age with time, as the character turned 60. Rebus is a british television detective drama series based on the inspector rebus novels by the scottish author ian rankin. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Rankin has already established rebus as a loner that works best on the edges and this book builds on that. James macpherson, ian rankin, orion publishing group limited. The police procedural series is considered to fall into the scottish tartan noir subgenre. An inspector rebus mystery inspector rebus series book 6.
Rankin digs deeper into rebuss psyche and continues to explore themes of justice and retribution, impermanence, loss and regret. The whole series, organised in the order they were originally published. The inspector rebus series of books are a series of crime fiction novels written by acclaimed scottish author ian rankin. Rankin digs deeper into rebus s psyche and continues to explore themes of justice and retribution, impermanence, loss and regret. Here are the inspector rebus stories in series order. The series was produced by stv productions for the itv network, and four series were broadcast between 26 april 2000 and 7 december 2007. Ians classic lost thriller is published again in november 2019. During the course of the book rebus has to visit big ger in jail and travel to northern ireland to look into the terrorist angle. When a wealthy bankers daughter goes missing from edinburgh. Inspector rebus audiobooks listen to the full series. Why the inspector rebus novels will endure as well as portraying a fascinating character who wont grow old, each book offers a finely rendered snapshot of a moment in the social history of.
An inspector rebus mystery inspector rebus series book 6 get free access start from 7 days until 30 days for unlimited books, all in one place. See the complete inspector rebus series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The book standing in another mans grave features a return of rebus as he goes about solving cold cases. Gregor jack, mp, wellliked, young, married to the fiery elizabeth to the outside world a very public success story. Knots and crosses hide and seek tooth and nail strip jack the black book mortal causes let it bleed black and blue the hanging garden dead souls set in darkness the falls resurrection men a question of blood fleshmarket close the naming of the dead exit music standing in another mans grave. Billy cunningham is found beneath the streets of edinburgh in a quarter of mary kings close. The author has also revealed that inspector rebus is involved in working on cold cases as a civilian.
The second inspector rebus novel from britains shelve hide and seek. He has won an edgar award, a gold dagger for fiction, a diamond dagger for career excellence, and the chandlerfulbright award. Mortal causes inspector rebus book 6 kindle edition by. Inspector rebus, book 18 its 25 years since john rebus appeared on the scene, and 5 years since he retired. The rebus series accounted for 10 percent of all crime book sales in the uk.
Early on his partner brian holmes is assaulted outside his new favourite restaurant the heartbreak cafe. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading mortal causes inspector rebus book 6. Knots and crosses, hide and seek, the black book unabridged by ian rankin. In edinburgh youre never far from a peaceful spot, or from a hellish one either. The stories revolve around, as you would expect, the character of detective inspector john rebus, and are mainly focused in and around the scottish capital city, edinburgh. With ken stott, claire price, jennifer black, gregor gillespie. The inspector rebus series is extremely popular, accounting for 10% of all crime book sales in the uk. Winner of an edgar award and the recipient of a gold dagger for fiction and the chandlerfulbright award, he lives in edinburgh, scotland, with his wife and their two sons. He is also sent from his normal police station to work with the special branch and as usual rebus is not going to make friends easy. Five years ago, a mysterious fire burned edinburghs seedy central hotel to ashes. Why the inspector rebus novels will endure ian rankin. The first series starred john hannah as di john rebus. Each of the novels is linked by returning characters, such as siobhan clarke and big ger cafferty, but you can start reading the.
The inspector rebus books are a series of detective novels by the scottish author ian rankin. Not only is rebus as stubborn and anarchic as ever, but he finds himself in trouble with rankins latest creation, malcolm fox of edinburghs internal affairs unit. The data controller is the orion publishing group limited. Winner of an edgar award and the recipient of a gold dagger for fiction and the chandlerfulbright award, he lives in. Inspector rebus is a character and series of detective fiction novels by scottish author ian rankin. Mortal causes inspector rebus book 6 kindle edition by ian rankin author visit amazons ian rankin page. The black book is the fifth ian rankin book to feature rebus his edinburgh based detective and was a very enjoyable read. The books now routinely sell half a million copies within the first three months of printing, and have been translated into 26 languages. He has won an edgar award, a gold dagger for fiction, a diamond dagger for career excellence, and the. When a wealthy bankers daughter goes missing from edinburgh university, rebus has little to go on in his investigations. Inspector rebus the falls based on the novel by ian rankin.
Rebus is faced with a set of challenges that will test him to the limit. The books now routinely sell half a million copies within the first. He is also the author of the complaints and doors open. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading mortal causes.
Get the audible audio editions of the inspector rebus abridged series from the online audiobook store. Rebus, while following rough, observes him taking pictures of the animals or is the children at a zoo. Rebus and quant were smiling as they returned to their table, where two decaffeinated coffees sat waiting. An inspector rebus mystery ebook written by ian rankin. Mortal causes inspector rebus book 6 kindle edition by rankin, ian. The inspector rebus series is commercially successful in the united kingdom, accounting for an estimated 10% of all crime book sales in the uk as of 2015. An inspector rebus mystery inspector rebus series book 6 kindle edition by rankin, ian. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device required. Buy a discounted paperback of mortal causes online from australias leading online bookstore.
Detective inspector siobhan clarke had been at home with a good book and the remains of a ready meal when the call came, the caller a friend called tess who worked in the control room at bilston glen. Darren rough, a convicted pedophile,has been let out of prison and now resides in an apartment with a clear view of a playground. Download inspector rebus complete series by ian rankin. Buy a discounted paperback of the black book online from australias leading online bookstore. When the central hotel, a place of decidedly unsavory reputation, burned to the ground in a mysterious fire, the edinburgh police. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read hide and seek.167 522 26 908 665 375 453 468 163 361 551 399 780 316 1037 626 1000 867 938 229 710 1036 968 647 463 68 534 60 1176 109 990 1194 112 803 787 595 639 712 1416 1437 1062 38 1101 1203 783 260 480 1195 901