Author(s): Ian Rankin
Detective John Rebus's city is being terrorized by a baffling series of murders...and he's tied to a maniac by an invisible knot of blood. As the ghoulish killings mount and the tabloid headlines scream, Rebus cannot stop the feverish shrieks from within his own mind. Because he isn't just one cop trying to catch a killer--he's the man who's got all the pieces to the puzzle....
"Ian Rankin is up there among the best crime novelists at work today." --Michael Connelly
"A superior series." --The New York Times Book Review
"Ian Rankin, you cannot go wrong." --The Boston Globe
"A novelist of great scope, depth, and power." --Jonathan Kellerman
Reissued in the stunning new livery alongside EXIT MUSIC - new in paperback. New for this edition - specially commissioned Reading Group Notes. Ian Rankin is a regular No.1 bestseller and Guardian fastseller. The Rebus TV adaptation attracted 9 million viewers. He has an incredibly high profile - he has had his own TV series, received an OBE and is a regular on TV and radio. He has won numerous awards, including the CWA Gold Dagger and the Edgar Award. Ian Rankin makes up more than 10% of all UK crime sales. He also constantly gets excellent reviews: 'These novels are totally absorbing. Once I start reading one, all else goes by the board till I have finished it' Spectator 'Ian Rankin is widely, and rightly, regarded as the leading male crime writer in Britain' TLS 'It bears all the qualities that have established Rankin as one of Britain's leading novelists in any genre' New Statesman 'This is Rankin at his best, and, boy, that's saying something' Time Out
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.