Pursued by dangerous ghosts and tormented by the coded secrets of his colleague's notebook, Rebus must piece together a jigsaw no one - perhaps not even he - wants completed. The scene begins to look like an elaborate stunt - but whose, and for what purpose? All that's left is to click the 'Submit Vote' button below. The Hanging Garden 1998 10. A Chechen gangster is running prostitutes out of Bosnia via Tommy Telford, a Glaswegian upstart muscling in on Edinburgh territory. Rebus and his ex-wife spell each other keeping watch over Sammy at the hospital. Facing daily marches, demonstrations, and scuffles, the police are at full stretch. For the streets of Edinburgh have seen more than their fair share of blood.
Outing the man rouses the vigilantes and leaves Rebus with mixed feelings and another weight on his conscience. The stressed-out Rebus manages to reach the centre of the web and skillfully gets the tangles sorted out in this fast-paced presentation. Parental Consent Please tick this box to confirm that you have received consent from a parent or guardian in order to complete this form and submit your vote. Fleshmarket Close explores what it means to a society when shared heritage is lost beneath uglier aspects of our nature: greed, mistrust, violence and exploitation. The prospect of a terrorist atrocity in a city heaving with tourists is almost unthinkable. Army investigators are on the scene, and won't be shaken off. Stretching from suburban murders of loved ones to the sinister workings of a serial killer's mind and from a bent cop with a terminal approach to his work to a hitman who gets more than he bargained from in a crowded fairground, these tales not only explore the inner life of a city like no other.
They include seven tales starring Rankin's outstanding creation, Inspector John Rebus and this paperback edition includes the novella 'Death is Not the End'. Is the choice of case deliberate? Will she be able to play Cafferty's game? The politicians and bankers who run Edinburgh are determined that the case should be closed quickly and clinically. Rebus knew the victim, one Rico Lomax, a Glasgow lowlife no one has much cause to mourn. Two leads emerge: a carved wooden doll in a tiny coffin and an Internet role-playing game. But this question takes Rebus into the heart of a shattered community. The Black Book 1993 6.
But with no sightings, no body, and no suspect, the police investigation ground to a halt long ago, and Nina's pleas to the cold case department have led her nowhere. Back in Edinburgh, the case Rebus has left behind has thrown up a surprising suspect. I mean, you never think of that sort of thing happening in Edinburgh, do you. Detective Sergeant John Rebus, smoking and drinking too much, his own young daughter spirited away south by his disenchanted wife, is one of many policemen hunting the killer. But there's something bigger in the offing than a cozy chat with the Careers Assessment officer. Two seventeen-year-olds killed by an ex-army loner who has gone off the rails.
Stalking a poisoner at the local zoo, Rebus hits upon a freed paedophile, camera in hand. The Naming of the Dead promises a potent mix of action and politics, set against a backdrop of the most devastating week in recent British history. Then there's the small matter of the two skeletons - a woman and an infant - found buried beneath a concrete cellar floor in Fleshmarket Close. His chief assistant in the investigation of these mysterious cases is a charming girl, Sergeant Siobhan Clarke. By doing so, you confirm that you and your parent or guardian have read and accept our , and , and that the details you have entered are correct. But is it 'The Preacher' who has returned to continue his work of death? But some of those friends - particularly his wife's associates - are not so squeaky clean themselves.
When he's offered a serial killer profile of the Wolfman by an attractive lady psychologist, it's too good an opportunity to turn down. Could there be a connection with a house-fire and the unfortunate death of a petty criminal who had been harassing Rebus's colleague Siobhan Clarke? He's fresh out of hospital, hands heavily bandaged, and he won't say how it happened. All latest episodes of Rebus season 4 get free into your mobile! Just another dead addict, until John Rebus begins to chip away at the indifference, treachery, deceit and sleaze that lurks beneath the façade of the Edinburgh familiar to the tourists. With Beggars Banquet, Ian Rankin once again demonstrates all the powers that have made him a consistent number one bestseller. The main characters of this series are an inspector named Rebus, who has an analytical mindset, and is able to calculate the most complex and intricate actions of a cunning criminal. By apparent coincidence a high-level delegation of Russian businessmen is in town, keen to bring business to Scotland.
Drafted down to the Big Smoke thanks to his supposed expertise in the modus operandi of serial killers, Inspector John Rebus is on a train south from Edinburgh. Then shortly after the young refugee moves in, Sammy becomes the victim of a hit-and-run accident and is in a coma in hospital. As he investigates, he must visit an asylum seekers' detention centre, deal with the sleazy Edinburgh underworld, and maybe even fall in love. Has the Inspector taken a step too far in tying up those loose ends? Ex-Army himself, Rebus becomes fascinated by the killer, and finds he is not alone. This story line offers the viewer better insight into Rebus as a man and father, and the softer side of the tough crime-fighting police officer.
The Naming Of The Dead 2006 17. It's bad enough having several Chief Inspectors on your back without being hounded at every turn by an upstart Jock. Sammy, Rebus' 19-year-old daughter, provides a safe-house for Candice. ? And he's doing it under the scrutiny of an internal inquiry led by a man he has just accused of taking backhanders from Glasgow's Mr Big. There's no evidence to hide from their expert gaze. She's young enough to navigate the net, but she may not have the experience to spot the pitfalls in a game where lives depend on split second timing.
Her father is convinced that she was a deliberate target because of his efforts to keep Candice safe and bring down the two gangs. And then the messages begin to arrive: knotted string and matchstick crosses - taunting Rebus with pieces of a puzzle only he can solve. A Question of Blood 2003 15. Description: We all love to guess riddles and solve puzzles. Complete Inspector Rebus series by Ian Rankin: Inspector Rebus 1. Siobhan's been promoted, but is she really ready to step into John Rebus's shoes? Then the inimitable inspector Rebus and his beautiful assistant Clark undertake business.