We review books, TV and streaming shows, films, reference works, audiobooks, short stories, and more. Speaking of coincidences, I understand that you've encountered some other doozies during the writing of your books. By comparison, Glasgow just seems to be starting out as a home to authors. Now I just think it's a stupid name. According to Ian Rankin, John Rebus was born in and grew up in a pre-fabricated house in Craigmead Terrace, Cardenden , Fife ,  the son of a stage hypnotist.
Nobody is innocent Every officer involved must be questioned, and it seems everyone on the case has something to hide, and everything to lose. It's a place of conspiracies, a city with a village mentality, where everybody knows everybody else. Where does the title Set In Darkness come from? Rebus continues to grow as a character as we spend more time with him. Then even a dedicated cop like Rebus might make a deal with the devil to find the culprit.
Ian Rankin Books In Publication & Chronological Order - Book Series
None of this would have been a problem if Rankin had followed his original plan and had Rebus killed in the final pages — but as we know, he lived on. There was also a free Highland Park miniature given away to all readers and full page adverts for the charity auction. Did they finally catch the real culprit? Reblogged this on The Book Lovers Library and commented: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I think the writing is some of my best, though the book is almost impossible to get now; it hasn't been in print for over a decade. You mean that series of novels beginning with Shaft , that Ernest Tidyman wrote about John Shaft, the gun-toting black private eye from New York?