Even Dogs in the WildA Rebus Novel Series
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If you were a concerned fan dubious how Rebus was going to fare in retirement, fear not for although in Standing in Another Man’s Grave, he and the familiar surrounding characters had to get their heads round their new positions and in Saints of the Shadow Bible they were still getting used to their new lives, now in this one they have definitely arrived. This is back up to full standard. Taking risks and going his own way as usual, Rebus still doesn’t mind how unpopular he might be with those in authority. In fact he treats his actions as confirmation that his way works, but he would, wouldn’t he? The story is woven around two old gangsters and an up and coming Edinburgh criminal. It is littered with red herrings and twists which are hugely enjoyable plus some more personal stuff especially about Clarke and Fox of the local CID which will delight fans. Excellent. ~ Sarah Broadhurst
Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin
Hosted by Ian Rankin and the Orion Publishing Group REBUSFEST is a weekend of literature, art, film, music and more to celebrate 30 years of the iconic detective. Taking place in Rankin and Rebus’ hometown of Edinburgh, this is your chance to step in the world of your favourite detective for an unmissable weekend.
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Ian Rankin says: “I had no idea when I published Knots & Crosses in 1987 that Rebus would still be sharing his adventures – and misadventures – with me thirty years later. It’s a thrill to be spending 2017 celebrating the man, his legacy, and his taste in music. Central to this is RebusFest – a weekend festival in Edinburgh of all things Rebus. I just hope he enjoys all the hoopla – I need him to still be speaking to me afterwards…”
The 20th Inspector Rebus novel from Ian Rankin.
Retirement doesn't suit John Rebus. He wasn't made for hobbies, holidays or home improvements. Being a cop is in his blood. So when DI Siobhan Clarke asks for his help on a case, Rebus doesn't need long to consider his options. Clarke's been investigating the death of a senior lawyer whose body was found along with a threatening note. On the other side of Edinburgh, Big Ger Cafferty - Rebus's long-time nemesis - has received an identical note and a bullet through his window. Now it's up to Clarke and Rebus to connect the dots and stop a killer. Even Dogs in the Wild brings back Ian Rankin's greatest characters in a story exploring the darkest corners of our instincts and desires.
'Taut, dark and expertly crafted tale has plenty to satisfy the most exacting Rebus fan.'
'Delightful, impossible-to-fault crime writing from a virtuoso of the craft.'
'EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD is a complex, twisty tale expertly told by Rankin.'
'Pacy, engaging, smart, ingenious, excellently riddled and raddled - what's not to like about Rebus?'
Scotland on Sunday
'A chewy, satisfying, thrilling read with a giant narrative switchback when you least expect it.'
'A very welcome return to the beat for one of crime fiction's best detectives.'
'A brilliant read, Rebus is back where he belongs and still working by his own rules. A must for all Rebus fans.'
'A treat for Rankin fans as favourite characters are re-united in this darkly moody crime masterpiece.'
Peterborough Evening Telegraph
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Publication date16th June 2016
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PublisherOrion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
CategoriesCrime & mystery
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