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Black And Blue

Ian Rankin

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Crime & mystery, Cartoons & comic strips

Special edition of the award-winning Rebus novel from the No.1 bestselling author - includes exclusive extra material.

In the 1960s, the infamous Bible John terrorised Scotland when he murdered three women, taking three souvenirs. Thirty years later, a copycat is at work, dubbed Johnny Bible.

DI John Rebus's unconventional methods have got him in trouble before - now he's taken away from the inquiry and sent to investigate the killing of an off-duty oilman. But when his case clashes head-on with the Johnny Bible killings, he finds himself in the glare of a fearful media, whilst under the scrutiny of an internal enquiry. Just one mistake is likely to mean losing his job - and quite possibly his life.

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Praise for Black And Blue

  • A master in his field - SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY

  • They call his work crime fiction, but the adjective is superfluous ... these novels are totally absorbing. Once I start reading one, all else goes by the board till I have finished it - SPECTATOR

  • Rankin is without doubt Britain's best crime novelist - DAILY EXPRESS

  • With BLACK AND BLUE Ian Rankin joins the elite of British crime writing - THE TIMES

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Masterminds | Rebus' health issues

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Rather Be the Devil | Reading by Ian Rankin #Rebus30

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Rather Be The Devil | Introduction by author Ian Rankin #Rebus30

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Standing in Another Man's Grave - by Ian Rankin

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Ian Rankin discusses his latest book, The Impossible Dead

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Ian Rankin

Born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish Literature. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987, and the Rebus books are now translated into thirty-six languages and are bestsellers worldwide.Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four CWA Daggers including the prestigious Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America's celebrated Edgar Award. He has also been shortlisted for the Anthony Award in the USA, won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and the Deutscher Krimipreis. Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Hull and the Open University.A contributor to BBC2's Newsnight Review, he also presented his own TV series, Ian Rankin's Evil Thoughts. Rankin is a No.1 bestseller in the UK and has received the OBE for services to literature, opting to receive the prize in his home city of Edinburgh, where he lives with his partner and two sons. www.ianrankin.net Twitter @Beathhigh

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