Ian rankin has 203 books on goodreads with 527963 ratings. With malcolm fox as the investigating officer, are the past and present about to collide. The master storyteller guardian weaves a gripping story of mystery and suspense, threaded through with some of the most important issues and themes of our time, in the new john rebus thriller. When fox takes on a new case against a dirty cop, a vicious murder takes place far too close to home. Ian rankins inspector john rebus novels in chronological. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Jan 15, 2010 crime writer ian rankin, 48, has written a string of books but is best known for his inspector rebus novels set in edinburgh. Ian rankin was born on april 28, 1960 in cardenden, fife, scotland as ian james rankin. Bestselling author ian rankin has announced the release date of the next installment of his inspector john rebus novels. Ian rankins series of crime novels featuring his sleuth john rebus is one of my alltime favorites. Its the 22nd book in rankins inspector rebus series. Burnt in a chemical mix as a young girl, sympathy for her quickly faded when the young man who pushed her in died in a mining accident just two days later. Strip jack the black book mortal causes let it bleed 1995 black and blue 1997 the hanging garden 1998 the three novels above are published as rebus. He initially considered his first novel a standalone, however, eventually he continued the series fleshing out inspector rebus to the fullest.
As ian rankin and inspector rebus are regular visitors to the bestsellers list, i see no reason why resurrection men should not follow that welltrodden path. 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. Nobody likes the complaintstheyre the cops who investigate other copsbut its the department where malcolm fox works. He has been married to anna miranda harvey since july 5, 1986. Below is a list of all of ian rankins inspector rankin books in order of when they were originally published. He is the recipient of four crime writers association dagger awards including the prestigious diamond dagger in 2005. Ian rankin was born on april 28, 1960 in cardenden, fife, scotland as ian james. Best known for his rebus series, they deliver hardboiled crime with a distinct scottish flavour sometimes cheesily referred to as tartan noir. Ian rankins work is now appearing in university literature departments, as modern examples of complex crime fictional works. Since then, most of his work has been in the rebus series, although he has also written some standalone books and a new series featuring malcolm fox. Ian rankin books list of books by author ian rankin. The eighth of the inspector rebus novels, it was the first to be adapted in the rebus television series starring john hannah, airing in 2000. The series is incredibly popular in the united kingdom, making up 10% of crime fiction sales there. Vanished introduced a new continuing character, private spy nick heller, and was the first in a series published by st.
He has won an edgar award, a gold dagger for fiction, a diamond dagger for career excellence, and the. Ian rankin has hardly missed a year of the edinburgh international books festival since his first, memorable days reporting it as a student in 1985. Black and blue special edition special edition of the awardwinning rebus novel includes exclusive extra material. Its a very long time since ian rankin has faced such open ridicule. Upcoming author readingsignings borders, oak brook. Di john rebus is an oldfashioned copper with a love of offkilter music, and the odd refreshment. He is a writer and actor, known for rebus 2000, reichenbach falls 2007 and doors open 2012. Rose tremain jonathan coe marti leimbach kate atkinson marina lewycka hanif kureishi jonathan buckley. Each dust jacket is protected in an acidfree archival quality acetate cover.
Every friday book beginnings on friday is hosted by gillion at rose city reader where you can share the first sentence or so of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Edinburghs ian rankin announces release date of new rebus. Westwind by ian rankin meet your next favorite book. A good hanging and other stories by ian rankin and a great selection of related books. I know nothing about crime fiction, but hoped to get more interesting recommendations than amazon can provide. The data controller is the orion publishing group limited. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the black book. He will be reading from and signing copies of his new novel the complaints. A subsequent book had them meeting and in this new book fox is back in detective mode and rebus, after a brief sojourn in a cold case unit has become a detective. In 2009 rankin stated on radio five live that he would start work on a five or sixissue run on the comic book hellblazer, although he may turn the story into a standalone graphic novel instead. Ian rankins new gig as a dad rock singer best picture are an edinburgh band with a twist their lead singer is one of britains most popular crime writers.
Chronological list of rankin books rankins rebus series books. Sign up to ians email newsletter to find out more about his books, get exclusive updates about new releases, and find out when hes on tour. A 30yearold case is being reopened, and rebuss team from back then is suspected of foul play. The rebus books are now translated into 36 languages, and are bestsellers worldwide. Rebus is back on the force, albeit with a demotion and a chip on his shoulder. Ian rankins brilliant new hero, malcolm fox, who made his celebrated debut in the complaints, is investigating a police department where the corruption is deep and deadly. The eighth of the inspector rebus novels, it was the first to be adapted in the rebus television series starring john hannah, airing in 2000 it is considered a landmark entry in the tartan noir genre. Saints of the shadow bible with fox as a significant character. One of the mustread books of the year from the iconic number one bestseller, the one and only ian rankin. Titled ian rankin s hidden edinburgh and ian rankin investigates dr jekyll and mr hyde, rankin looks at the origins of the character and the events that led to his creation. Rather be the devil is an intricate, evocative edinburgh mystery that builds to a bloody finale. Westwind is a standalone thriller, not part of rankins inspector rebus detective series.
An inspector rebus mystery inspector rebus novels by ian rankin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Orion first edition, first printing, mint, newunread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by ian rankin. It is considered a landmark entry in the tartan noir genre. His next novel, knots and crosses was the beginning of the inspector rebus character. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the complaints. An appropriate date, then, for us to bring you a first look at ian rankins latest opus and the cover is even green. Buy ian rankin s inspector rebus collection by ian rankin isbn. They were old men now, similar builds, similar backgrounds. Ian rankin talks to mariella frostrup about his latest crime novel the impossible dead. An inspector rebus mystery ebook written by ian rankin. Focusing on unsolved murders and suspicious disappearances, these police procedurals have a hardboiled aspect. Bbc radio 4 did dramatizations of rankins the falls 2008, resurrection men 2008, strip jack 2010, the black book 2012, and black and blue 20 conclusion.
Dfil has been devouring all of ian rankins rebus books this year, and i wanted to find another british ideally scottish author that he might get into in the same way. Orion first edition, first printing, mint, new unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by ian rankin. Ian rankin has announced there will be new novel featuring his iconic detective protagonist john rebus in autumn 2018. Ians classic lost thriller is published again in november 2019.
In 2004, ian won americas celebrated edgar award for resurrection men. Tooth and nail 1992, previously published as wolfman. The vertigo comics panel at wondercon 2009 confirmed that the story would be published as a graphic novel, dark entries, the second release from the companys vertigo crime imprint. No reservations, he takes a trip through edinburgh with writercook anthony bourdain. Ian rankins brilliant new hero, malcolm fox, who made his celebrated debut in the complaints, is investigating a police department where the corruption is deep and. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The book that began ian rankin s phenomenal career. Winner of an edgar award and the recipient of a gold dagger for fiction and the chandlerfulbright award, he lives in edinburgh, scotland, with his wife and their two sons. Ian rankin discusses the impossible dead with mariella frostrup. Ian rankins set in darkness is actually a reprint of a book he originally wrote and published in the late 1990s. But after retiring the character, rankin stayed in police mode with the complaints, which introduces readers to malcolm fox, an internalaffairs cop. Rebus tv series novel 12 episodes, 2000 2007 books 1 episode. Harvard book store welcomes awardwinning crime writer ian rankinauthor of the internationally bestselling inspector rebus and malcolm fox novelsfor a reading from rather be the devil, the latest installment in the inspector rebus series, celebrating its thirtieth year in publication. Ian rankin, born 1960 is a scottish crime writer best known for best known for his novels featuring detective inspector john rebus.
In 2011 a group of ten book sculptures were deposited around edinburgh as gifts. Rankin appears as a character in mccall smiths 2004 novel, 44 scotland street. The first book of this series is called as the antipope, which was released by the corgi books in the year 1981. As the book opens, the united states, which is becoming more isolationist, is withdrawing all troops from europe.
With his scottish police inspector john rebus, novelist ian rankin created an immensely popular protagonist that lived in 17 books and inspired a popular british tv show. Bbc radio 4 did dramatizations of rankin s the falls 2008, resurrection men 2008, strip jack 2010, the black book 2012, and black and blue 20 conclusion. Crime writer ian rankin, 48, has written a string of books but is best known for his inspector rebus novels set in edinburgh. The brentford series written by author robert rankin consists of a total of 9 books published between the years 1981 and 2009. In a house of lies by ian rankin was published yesterday. A few books ago, rankin retired rebus and created another character, malcolm fox who worked in the police complaints division, and was naturally, loathed by all of his colleagues. A new john rebus book is as welcome as a cool pint of guinness on st patricks day. It is an unusual promotional gambit before a book launch.
Ian looks back on the last twelve months and shares some of his favourite books, films and records. Crime scene this may be rebuss 21st outing, but this is a cleverly crafted tale and ian rankins storytelling is as fresh as ever. The new play signed first edition copy author signed hardcover book. As i have read all i think, anyway of his books about inspector john rebus, of the lothian and borders police department in edinburgh, i was a little worried when i received this book from amazonusa that i had read it years. Ian rankin relaunches the novel he once hoped to bury. Ian rankins inspector john rebus novels in chronological order. All the rankin virtues are presentcompulsive readability, sharp dialogue, the believable pettiness of the police procedural background and, looming over the book as ever, the formidable presence of the jekyllandhyde city of edinburgh.
Ian rankin will sign and discuss in a house of lies little brown. Popular ian rankin books meet your next favorite book. Ian rankin has been elected a hawthornden fellow, and is also a past winner of the chandlerfulbright award. Ian rankin, one of my very favorite cute contemporary mysterycrime novelists, is coming to borders in oak brook this friday evening.
Ian rankin became a published author in 1986 when the flood was released. Ian s classic lost thriller is published again in november 2019. Westwind by ian rankin was originally published in 1990, and after a bit of tweaking by the author, was rereleased in 2020. Hands in his pockets, rebus turned to face cafferty. Jul 17, 20 six of the best ian rankin july 17, 20 july 17, 20 craig mcallister six of the best is a semiregular feature that pokes, prods and persuades your favourite bands, bards and barometers of hip opinion to tell us six of the best tracks theyve ever heard. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards.
This is the official facebook page for ian rankin, run by his publishers. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the impossible dead. Rankin uses a health scare to get in a mile of new character development in rebus while clarke and foxs own character arcs plateau. As the book opens, the united states, which is becoming more isolationist, is.
It comes after the edinburghbased writer celebrated his 60th birthday in. Sign up to ian s email newsletter to find out more about his books, get exclusive updates about new releases, and find out when hes on tour. 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. Joseph finder will sign and discuss judgment dutton. The complaints author ian rankin will read from and sign copies of his book at 7 p. Ian rankin s work is now appearing in university literature departments, as modern examples of complex crime fictional works. Westwind is a standalone thriller, not part of rankin s inspector rebus detective series. Clarke continues as sharp but frustrated successor to rebus with hints of the job taking its toll on her and fox plods along hinting at brilliance while serving as somewhat inept foil to clarke and rebus. Ian rankin ebooks epub and pdf downloads ebookmall. Ian rankin started the inspector rebus series with knots and crosses in 1987. Discover book depositorys huge selection of ian rankin books online.
Retirement may not suit rebus but its resulted in yet another brilliant book in rankins revived crime series. Ian rankins first rebus novel was published in 1987. In the mid1990s, ian ranking wrote three books under the pen name of jack harvey. The black book 1993 mortal causes 1994 the three novels above are published as rebus. The novel will be published by the orion publishing group in hardback, ebook. One of the most successful and bestselling scottish crime authors around, ian rankin is perhaps most famous for the acclaimed inspector rebus series, which has consistently topped the sunday times bestseller lists, and was adapted into a megapopular television series across the pond. A good hanging and other stories by ian rankin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Ian rankin announces new rebus novel for 2018 the bookseller.927 509 570 216 837 223 1483 422 1357 301 1202 188 843 809 539 793 486 813 1273 135 554 1402 1358 1268 156 1262 563 1205 45 152 38 514 147 591 854 1041 1279 1278 538 17 14 841 594 1424 220 1428 977 827 709