The Naming Of The Dead

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Orion, Sep 18, 2008 - Fiction - 544 pages
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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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The naming of the dead

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In this 15th novel in the popular Inspector Rebus series, multiple award winner Rankin unfolds a solidly suspenseful mystery tale against the backdrop of the G8 Summit held in Scotland in summer 2005 ... Read full review

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

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Great to read a Rebus book again. Stopped about five years ago, thought he was long killed off so was happy to find this 2006 one which kept me company on a long journey recently. Usual wit and ... 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.