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Rankin, Ian

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Most widely held works by Ian Rankin
Exit music by Ian Rankin( Book )

74 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's late in the fall in Edinburgh and late in the career of Detective Inspector John Rebus. As he is simply trying to tie up some loose ends before his retirement, a new case lands on his desk: a dissident Russian poet has been murdered in what looks like a mugging gone wrong. Rebus discovers that an elite delegation of Russian businessmen is in town, looking to expand its interests. And as Rebus's investigation gains ground, someone brutally assaults a local gangster with whom he has a long history. Has Rebus overstepped his bounds for the last time? Only a few days shy of the end to his long, controversial career, will Rebus even make it that far?
Standing in another man's grave by Ian Rankin( Book )

55 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Scottish detectives investigate the disappearance of a hitchhiking teenage girl, their only clue a photo sent from the missing girl's cell phone
The naming of the dead by Ian Rankin( Book )

76 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to man an abandoned police station during an international conference between the leaders of the free world, officer John Rebus investigates the suspicious falling death of a delegate at an Edinburgh banquet
The impossible dead by Ian Rankin( Book )

47 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A major inquiry into a neighboring police force sees Malcolm Fox and his colleagues cast adrift, unsure of territory, protocol, or who they can trust. An entire station-house looks to have been compromised, but as Fox digs deeper he finds the trail leads him back in time to the suicide of a prominent politician and activist. There are secrets buried in the past, and reputations on the line
Watchman by Ian Rankin( Book )

55 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombs are exploding in the streets of London, but life seems to have planted more subtle booby-traps for Miles Flint. Miles is a spy. His job is to watch and to listen, then to report back to his superiors, nothing more. The job, affording glimpses into the most private lives of his victims, appeals to Miles. He doesn't lust after promotion, and he doesn't want action. He wants, just for once, not to botch a case. Having lost one suspect - with horrific consequences - Miles becomes too involved with another, a young Irish woman. His marriage seems ready to crumble to dust. So does his home. But Miles is given one last chance for redemption - a trip to Belfast, which quickly becomes a flight of terror, murder and shocking discoveries. But can the voyeur survive in a world of violent action?
Resurrection men by Ian Rankin( Book )

74 editions published between 2 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to a rehabilitation school after a serious mistake, Inspector John Rebus discovers that his classmates are plotting a drug heist and joins forces with Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke to investigate ties to an art dealer's murder
Doors open by Ian Rankin( Book )

43 editions published between 1194 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Mackenzie intends to rip-off one of the most high-profile targets in the capital - the National Gallery of Scotland. So, together with two close friends from the art world, he devises a plan to a lift some of the most valuable artwork around. But of course, the real trick is to rob the place for all its worth whilst persuading the world that no crime was ever committed. But soon after he enters the dark waters of the criminal underworld he realises that it's very easy to drown
A question of blood : an inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin( Book )

88 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating the murders of two teenagers at an Edinburgh boarding school by a reclusive former soldier, Inspector Rebus faces possible suspension when the man stalking his partner dies in a fire Rebus is suspected of setting
The complaints by Ian Rankin( Book )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody likes The Complaints--they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as "The Dark Side," and it's where Malcolm Fox works. His new case: investigate a cop named Jamie Breck. As Fox takes on the job, he learns that there's more to Breck than anyone thinks--dangerous knowledge, especially when a vicious murder takes place far too close to home
Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin( Book )

42 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reinstated on the force, demoted, and with a chip on his shoulder, Rebus reteams with internal affairs officer Malcolm Fox to solve a cold case from thirty years ago
The falls by Ian Rankin( Book )

75 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edinburgh detective John Rebus gets involved with the case of a missing young woman. His only clues are an Internet-based role-playing game and a wooden doll stuffed into a tiny casket
Blood hunt : a novel by Ian Rankin( Book )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to exact revenge in the aftermath of his brother's unlikely suicide, professional assassin Gordon Reeve becomes increasingly enraged by a local cop who thwarts his attempts to talk with a friend who last saw Reeve's brother alive
Knots and crosses by Ian Rankin( Book )

94 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Sergeant John Rebus must solve the case of the "Edinburgh Strangler" before the killer strikes again
Witch hunt by Ian Rankin( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by three obsessed detectives, an assassin known as Witch undertakes an assignment with global ramifications that forces those who are investigating her to follow leads within the highest ranks of international law and finance
Bleeding hearts : a novel by Ian Rankin( Book )

48 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by an anonymous employer to kill a TV reporter, assassin-for-hire Michael Weston suddenly finds himself the target of an unknown enemy who could be tied to a private detective who has been hunting him for years
Dead souls : an Inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin( Book )

80 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector John Rebus is in another of his black moods. A colleague commits suicide; the teenage son of his high school sweetheart goes missing; a pedophile crawls onto his turf; and a mad-dog killer arrives from America to play a sadistic game of chicken with him. An irreligious man who harbors a perverse streak of spirituality, Rebus blames blind fate (or an uncaring God) for conjoining these seemingly random circumstances into a force field of evil so strong that it sweeps aside his sense of decency and pulls him in
Let it bleed : a John Rebus mystery by Ian Rankin( Book )

51 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Edinburgh, Scotland, Detective John Rebus investigates a series of suicides on his own after his superiors suggest he lay off. The tale of an honest cop defying dishonest bureaucrats in cahoots with dishonest capitalists. By the author of Mortal Causes
The hanging garden : an Inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin( Book )

78 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector John Rebus of the Edinburgh police hunts for a World War II criminal, a Nazi officer who massacred an entire village in France. At the same time he has to bust a ring which is importing East European prostitutes
Hide & seek : a John Rebus mystery by Ian Rankin( Book )

73 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a crumbling housing development in Edinburgh, a junkie lies dead of an overdose, his body surrounded by signs of Satanic worship. John Rebus tracks down a young woman who knew the dead boy and heard him cry out his terrifying last words: "Hide! Hide!" Now, with the help of a bright, young detective, Rebus is following the girl through a brutal world of bad deals, bad dope and bad company, seeking the perfect hiding place for a killer
Strip Jack by Ian Rankin( Book )

64 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Rebus of the Edinburgh policeinvestigates the murder of the wife of a respectedmember of parliament. The lady was famous for playinghostess to wild parties, but it turns out her husband wasno better
 
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Languages
English (970)

German (119)

French (32)

Swedish (26)

Polish (22)

Russian (11)

Spanish (8)

Chinese (8)

Danish (5)

Italian (3)

Dutch (3)

Hebrew (2)

Bulgarian (1)

Portuguese (1)

Turkish (1)

Korean (1)

Czech (1)

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The naming of the deadThe impossible deadWatchmanResurrection menDoors openA question of blood : an inspector Rebus novelThe complaintsThe falls