John Rebus is one of the most enduring characters in crime fiction, first appearing in Knots & Crosses in 1987.
Each of the novels is linked by returning characters, such as Siobhan Clarke and ‘Big Ger’ Cafferty, but you can start reading the Rebus books at any point in the series, you don’t need to have read the earlier books to enjoy the later ones.
But if you would like to know the order in which they were written and published, here is the definitive list. You can also view them all on our Books page
|Book 1: Knots & Crosses||Book 2: Hide and Seek||Book 3: Tooth and Nail|
|Book 4: Strip Jack||Book 5: The Black Book||Book 6: Mortal Causes|
|Book 7: Let it Bleed||Book 8: Black and Blue||Book 9: The Hanging
|Book 10: Dead Souls||Book 11: Set in Darkness||Book 12: The Falls|
|Book 13: Resurrection Men||Book 14: A Question
|Book 15: Fleshmarket
|Book 16: The Naming of
|Book 17: Exit Music||Book 18: Standing in
Another Man’s Grave
|Book 19: Saints of
the Shadow Bible
|Coming Soon – Book 20:
Even Dogs in