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Set In Darkness

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9780752890746

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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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Edinburgh is about to become the home of the first Scottish parliament in 300 years. As political passions run high, DI John Rebus is charged with liaison, thanks to the new parliament being resident in Queensbury House, bang in the middle of his patch. But Queensbury House has its own, dark past.

Legend has it that a young man was roasted there on a spit by a madman. When the fireplace where the youth died is uncovered another more recent murder victim is found. Days later, in the gardens outside, there is another body and Rebus is under pressure to find instant answers.

As the case proceeds, the Inspector finds himself face to face with one of Edinburgh’s most notorious criminals…

Read by James Macpherson

(p) 2000 Orion Publishing Group


No one writes more gripping stories than Rankin ... [Rebus] is a good cop and a masterly creation
No one in Britain writes better crime novels today
Britain's No.1 crime writer
Rebus resurgent ... a brilliantly meshed plot which delivers on every count ... Eleventh in the series. Still making waves
Rankin is a phenomenon ... these novels are totally absorbing. Once I start reading one, all else goes by the board till I have finished it
There's no one like Ian Rankin for bringing us right into the world of detectives
Tana French