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Gillies, Samuel

Overview
Works: 51 works in 210 publications in 1 language and 3,831 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Historical fiction  Drama  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery radio programs  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PR6068.A57, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel Gillies
Set in darkness by Ian Rankin( )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Detective Inspector John Rebus is shown a legendary site do to be restructured, he discovers a recent dead body occupying it. A few days later, on the same site, another body is found. It's up to Rebus to find out what's going on.--
The falls by Ian Rankin( Recording )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A missing student, a six-inch coffin containing a wooden doll, and mysterious role-playing games on the Internet are the intriguing elements of the latest case to challenge Inspector Rebus. The missing student comes from an influential family, and Rebus begins to get a bad feeling about the case
Let it bleed by Ian Rankin( Recording )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a bitter winter in Edinburgh, and Rebus has found himself wrapped in a case that provides more questions than answers
Strip Jack by Ian Rankin( Recording )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregor Jack, M.P.: well-liked, young, married to the fiery Elizabeth - to the outside world a very public sucess story. But Jack's carefully nurtured career plans take a tumble after a 'mistake' during a police raid on a notorious Edinburgh brothel. Then Elizabeth disappears, a couple of bodies float into view where they shouldn't, and a lunatic speaks from his asylum. With his wife missing, his job on the line, and his sanity in doubt, Gregor Jack is ripe for revenge
Tooth & nail by Ian Rankin( Recording )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Rebus is on a train from Edinburgh to London, where he has been drafted for his expertise in the modus operandi of serial killers. The Wolfman could be his toughest case yet--a serial killer named by the press due to a terrifying trademark of taking a bite from each victim
A noble radiance by Donna Leon( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commissario Brunetti series. The overgrown gardens of a deserted, rural farmhouse disclose a nameless, mangled body, which rouses only speculation ... until a distinctive, valuable ring is found, linking it to an abducted scion of Venetian aristocracy
A test of wills : a mystery by Charles Todd( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Rutledge returns to Scotland Yard after years of fighting in the First World War, and is assigned to a difficult case - a retired officer has been murdered. As he digs into the lives of the villagers, the witness who disturbs him most is a war-ravaged ex-soldier, who chills Rutledge with the realization that he could become like this man
Fatal remedies by Donna Leon( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Commissario Guido Brunetti it begins with an early morning phone call. A sudden act of vandalism has just been committed in the chill Venetian dawn. But Brunetti soon discovers that the perpetrator is no petty criminal, for the culprit at the scene is none other than Paola Brunetti, his wife
Search the dark by Charles Todd( Recording )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Ian Rutledge is sent to Dorset to investigate the disappearance of two children and is soon involved solving the death of a woman who may be their mother
The game of kings by Dorothy Dunnett( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1547, Francis Crawford of Lymond, a scapegrace nobleman of elastic morals and dangerous talents whose tongue is as sharp as his rapier returns to his native Scotland, which is threatened by an English invasion. Accused of treason, Lymond leads a band of outlaws in a desperate race to redeem his reputation and save his land
Travels in the white man's grave by Donald Macintosh( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having studied forestry in his native Argyll, Donald MacIntosh set off on what was to be a 30 year journey as a tree prospector and surveyor in the rainforests of West Africa. He recounts his often hilarious encounters with the peoples and wildlife of this still largely misunderstood part of the world
Tooth & nail by Ian Rankin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Rebus is on a train from Edinburgh to London, where he has been drafted for his expertise in the modus operandi of serial killers. The Wolfman could be his toughest case yet--a serial killer named by the press due to a terrifying trademark of taking a bite from each victim
Wings of fire by Charles Todd( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Ian Rutledge makes his second appearance, investigating the mysterious deaths of three members of the same family in Cornwall. Accompanying Rutledge is his constant "companion", Hamish, the young Scot whom he had to execute on the battlefield
A cold treachery by Charles Todd( )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Todd returns to the world of Scotland Yard's Inspector Ian Rutledge in a series that the New York Times Book Review called 'harrowing psychological drama' and the Washington Post Book World hailed as 'among the most intelligent and affecting being written these days.' This time the embattled Inspector has met his match hunting a brutal killer across a frozen hell and the one witness who may have survived a crime of' A COLD TREACHERY 'You'll hang for this'see if you don't! That's my revenge! And you'll think about that when the rope goes around your neck and the black hood comes down'.' Called out by Scotland Yard into the teeth of a violent blizzard, Inspector Ian Rutledge finds himself confronted with one of the most savage murders he has ever encountered. Rutledge might have expected such unspeakable carnage on the World War I battlefields, where he'd lost much of his soul'and his sanity'but not in an otherwise peaceful farm kitchen in remote Urskdale. Someone has murdered the Elcott family at their table without the least sign of struggle. Was the killer someone the young family knew and trusted' When the victims are tallied the local police are in for another shock: One of the Elcotts' children, a boy named Josh, is missing. Now the Inspector must race to uncover a murderer and to save a child before he's silenced by the merciless elements'or the even colder hands of a killer. Haunted and goaded by the soldier-ghost of his own tortured war past, Rutledge will discover the tragedy of war that splintered one marriage'and pulled together another. Love, jealousy, greed, revenge'or was it some twisted combination of all of them' Any one could lead a man or woman to murder. What had the Elcotts done to ignite their killer's rage' With time running out, Rutledge knows all too well that such a cold-blooded murderer could be hiding somewhere in the blinding snow' preparing
A fearsome doubt by Charles Todd( )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years after sending Ben Shaw to the gallows for the brutal murders of elderly women, Inspector Ian Rutledge is approached by Shaw's widow, who claims that her husband had been innocent, and sets out to uncover the truth
Beggar's banquet by Ian Rankin( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second collection includes six Inspector Rebus stories - displaying a writer of enormous range and a storyteller at the height of his powers
The game of kings by Dorothy Dunnett( )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1547, Francis Crawford of Lymond, a scapegrace nobleman of elastic morals and dangerous talents whose tongue is as sharp as his rapier returns to his native Scotland, which is threatened by an English invasion. Accused of treason, Lymond leads a band of outlaws in a desperate race to redeem his reputation and save his land
Legacy of the dead : an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery by Charles Todd( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the remains of Eleanor Gray are found, Inspector Rutledge travels to Scotland, where his journey to find the truth will expose long buried secrets
A false mirror by Charles Todd( )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unhealed scars of the Great War still torment Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge. A haunted, damaged shell of a man, he has been sent to the small coastal town of Hampton Regis to solve a violent crime and to confront his own tragic past. An officer who served with Rutledge in the trenches of France before being sent back to England under suspicious circumstances has now been accused of savagely beating the husband of the woman he still loves. The suspect has taken the wife hostage, threatening to kill her and her maid unless Rutledge takes charge of the investigation. Although the case painfully mirrors Rutledge's own past and the love he lost to another man, he cannot refuse it. When the unconscious brutalized victim vanishes without a trace, it's clear that this peaceful little town hides a vicious murderer and secrets powerful enough to kill for
Watchers of time by Charles Todd( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1919, and Ian Rutledge is a fragile yet courageous former soldier searching for his place in a post-war world. Now a Scotland Yard detective, Rutledge is called upon to probe a murder in the Norfolk town of Osterley -- but he soon discovers that the crime may be connected to one of the greatest disasters of all time
 
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