Knots And Crosses - A Rebus Novel (Paperback)Ian Rankin (author)
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Discover how it all began in the very first Rebus novel from 'Britain's No.1 crime writer' Daily Mirror
'And in Edinburgh of all places. I mean, you never think of that sort of thing happening in Edinburgh, do you...?'
'That sort of thing' is the brutal abduction and murder of two young girls. And now a third is missing, presumably gone to the same sad end. 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.
And then the messages begin to arrive: knotted string and matchstick crosses - taunting Rebus with pieces of a puzzle only he can solve.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 237 g
Dimensions: 133 x 200 x 20 mm
No one in Britain writes better crime novels today * EVENING STANDARD *
Britain's No.1 crime writer * DAILY MIRROR *
The best and most complex thriller writer in Britain today * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
Rankin is the thinking man's thriller writer * IRISH TIMES *
A master in his field * SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY *
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this book gives a great plot through out with many twists and turns along the way. Rankin is clearly one of the best crime writers known to the british public.
Great read, definitely worth the effort!!
An excellent introduction to a fascinating character, plus a mystery that slowly unraveled. I'm looking forward to reading more in the series.
“It draws you in...”
Very good read. I just couldn't put it down. Rankin spins a web and you find yourself caught in it. And although it is a very good story for everybody who reads it, it is very Scottish and the description of... More
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