A Song for the Dark Times: Signed Edition (Hardback)
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A Song for the Dark Times: Signed Edition (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 01/10/2020
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Centred on the disappearance of his daughter’s husband and a set of family secrets that the maverick detective isn’t sure that he wants to uncover, A Song for the Dark Times is an intensely personal case for John Rebus.

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He's gone...

When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it’s not good news. Her husband has been missing for two days.

Rebus fears the worst – and knows from his lifetime in the police that his daughter will be the prime suspect.

He wasn’t the best father – the job always came first – but now his daughter needs him more than ever.  But is he going as a father or a detective?

As he leaves at dawn to drive to the windswept coast – and a small town with big secrets – he wonders whether this might be the first time in his life where the truth is the one thing he doesn’t want to find...

This special edition will feature an introduction by Ian Rankin and the original script of John Rebus: Lockdown Blues – a monologue written by Ian Rankin and performed by Brian Cox (Succession, Adaptation, The Bourne Identity, Manhunter) as part of the National Theatre of Scotland’s Scenes for Survival project, in association with BBC Scotland.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781398701137


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Ian Rankin is a genius' - Lee Child

'Rebus is one of British crime writing's greatest characters: alongside Holmes, Poirot and Morse.' - The Daily Mail

'Great fiction, full stop' - The Times

'One of Britain's leading novelists in any genre' - The New Statesman

'Worthy of Agatha Christie at her best' - The Scotsman

'Whatever he writes, it will be worth reading... Rankin has redefined the genre' - The Guardian

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“A Song for the Dark Times is yet another superb episode in the Rebus detective series”

When his daughter Samantha calls to tell him that her partner has gone missing, Rebus drops everything and drives the 250 miles north to provide support for her and his granddaughter. Although retired now, Rebus still... More

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“Rebus is back - and just as good as ever!”

Following a diagnosis of COPD Rebus and Brillo the dog are moving ..... into a smaller garden flat downstairs from where he’s lived for years! DI Siobhan Clarke has a new lover, DCI Graham Sutherland. Clarke,... More

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“Excellent read”

I have read many of Ian Rankin’s novels before and most of the Rebus series finding the central character witty and clever.

We begin with Rebus and his dog, Brillo, moving downstairs to a smaller, garden flat in the... More

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