Rather Be the Devil - Ian Rankin

Rather Be the Devil

By Ian Rankin

  • Release Date: 2016-11-03
  • Genre: Police Procedural
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 52 Ratings

Description

'Britain's No.1 crime writer' Mirror

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A CASE THAT WON'T DIE

John Rebus can't close the door on the death of glamorous socialite Maria Turquand. Brutally murdered in her hotel room forty years ago, her killer has never been found.

Meanwhile, Edinburgh's dark heart is up for grabs. Young pretender Darryl Christie may have staked his claim on the city's underworld - but has criminal mastermind and Rebus' long-time adversary, Big Ger Cafferty, really settled down to a quiet retirement? Or is he hiding in the shadows until Edinburgh is once more ripe for the picking?

Old Enemies. New Crimes. Rebus may be off the force, but he certainly isn't off the case.

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'Superbly told, impossible to put down ... underlines the treasure that Rebus has become' Daily Mail

'This elegantly crafted and witty thriller proves this old devil still has all the best tunes' Sunday Mirror

'Effortless plotting and a cracking narrative that keeps the reader gripped throughout' Daily Express

Reviews

  • Rebus, Clarke & Fox Ride again

    4
    By Robkar62
    Was a bit dubious on how this would measure up to previous books, however Rankin has worked his manic again and combines all the key heroes and villains of previous titles into another compulsive page turning read.