The Naming Of The Dead

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Orion, Sep 18, 2008 - Fiction - 544 pages
27 Reviews

A murder has been committed - but as the victim was a rapist, recently released from prison, no one is too concerned about the crime. That is, until Detective Inspector John Rebus and DS Siobhan Clarke uncover evidence that a serial killer is on the loose...

When Rebus also starts looking into the apparent suicide of an MP, he is abruptly warned off the case, not least because the G8 leaders have gathered in Scotland, and Rebus's bosses want him well out of the way. But Rebus has never been one to stick to the rules, and when Siobhan has a very personal reason for hunting down a riot cop, it looks as though both Rebus and Clarke may be up against their own side...

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User Review  - stuart10er - LibraryThing

Set in 2005 during the G8 meetings in Scotland and right before the London bombings of July 7th. Murders abound surrounding the politicians at the event. Loved it. Read full review

Review: The Naming of the Dead (Inspector Rebus #16)

User Review  - Ameya - Goodreads

GR8 murder mystery in midst of G8 Summit There is a lot happening in “The Naming of the Dead” other than the murders Inspector John Rebus is investigating in and near Edinburgh, namely: i) the G8 ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Ian Rankin is a regular No.1 bestseller, and has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Diamond Dagger. He lives with his family in Edinburgh, and in 2003 received an OBE for his services to literature.

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