Inspector Rebus Series

22 primary works • 39 total works
John Rebus once served in Britain's elite SAS. Now he's an Edinburgh cop who hides from his memories and misses promotions. To solve brutal murders, he enters the grittiest sides of Edinburgh, the dark heart of contemporary Scotland which lurks behind the elegant and historic buildings. Hard-boiled Inspector Rebus has been described as “the most c…

Book 1

Knots and Crosses
3.83
· 35699 Ratings · 1750 Reviews · published 1987 · 34 editions
Detective John Rebus: His city is being terrorize…
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Book 2

Hide and Seek
3.81
· 13089 Ratings · 638 Reviews · published 1991 · 1 edition
The second Inspector Rebus novel from 'Britain's…
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Book 3

Tooth and Nail
3.90
· 11199 Ratings · 557 Reviews · published 1992 · 18 editions
They call him the Wolfman - because he takes a bi…
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Book 4

Strip Jack
3.84
· 8830 Ratings · 410 Reviews · published 1992 · 8 editions
When respected MP Gregor Jack is caught in a poli…
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Book 5

The Black Book
3.95
· 8887 Ratings · 408 Reviews · published 1993 · 49 editions
Five years ago, a mysterious fire burned Edinburg…
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Book 6

Mortal Causes
3.96
· 7487 Ratings · 320 Reviews · published 1994 · 53 editions
Underneath the cobbled streets of Edinburgh's old…
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Book 7

Let It Bleed
4.05
· 9982 Ratings · 322 Reviews · published 1995 · 6 editions
In the dark days and biting windstorms of an Edin…
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Book 8

Black and Blue
4.08
· 11713 Ratings · 445 Reviews · published 1997 · 9 editions
Bible John killed three women, and took three sou…
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Book 9

The Hanging Garden
4.08
· 8888 Ratings · 303 Reviews · published 1998 · 1 edition
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon... The hanging of…
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Book 9.5

Death Is Not the End
3.74
· 876 Ratings · 52 Reviews · published 1998 · 9 editions
For readers unfamiliar with the blistering plots…
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Book 10

Dead Souls
4.04
· 6926 Ratings · 278 Reviews · published 1999 · 44 editions
When an author is successful as Rankin has been w…
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Book 11

Set in Darkness
4.05
· 7170 Ratings · 268 Reviews · published 2000 · 57 editions
On the eve of the first Scottish parliament in th…
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Book 12

The Falls
4.02
· 9066 Ratings · 405 Reviews · published 2001 · 62 editions
Ian Rankin's John Rebus, arguably the most realis…
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Book 13

Resurrection Men
4.04
· 8593 Ratings · 400 Reviews · published 2001 · 72 editions
Inspector John Rebus has messed up badly this tim…
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Book 13.5

Beggars Banquet
3.89
· 2149 Ratings · 73 Reviews · published 2002 · 25 editions
Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredi…
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Book 14

A Question of Blood
4.06
· 8761 Ratings · 347 Reviews · published 2003 · 79 editions
The fourteenth Inspector Rebus novel - and No.1 b…
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Book 15

Fleshmarket Close
3.99
· 8682 Ratings · 350 Reviews · published 2004 · 82 editions
An illegal immigrant is found murdered in an Edin…
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Book 16

The Naming of the Dead
4.01
· 8102 Ratings · 428 Reviews · published 2006 · 68 editions
The sixteenth Inspector Rebus novel from 'Britain…
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Book 17

Exit Music
4.13
· 11966 Ratings · 650 Reviews · published 2007 · 65 editions
It's late autumn in Edinburgh and late autumn in…
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Book 18

Standing in Another Man's Grave
4.06
· 11921 Ratings · 1284 Reviews · published 2012 · 53 editions
John Rebus returns to investigate the disappearan…
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Book 19

Saints of the Shadow Bible
4.12
· 9617 Ratings · 995 Reviews · published 2013 · 48 editions
Rebus and Malcolm Fox go head-to-head when a 30-y…
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Book 19.5

In the Nick of Time: John Rebus vs. Roy Grace
3.60
· 227 Ratings · 11 Reviews · published 2014 · 3 editions
In this short story from the thrilling anthology…
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Book 20

Even Dogs in the Wild
4.18
· 9237 Ratings · 906 Reviews · published 2015 · 37 editions
Retirement doesn't suit John Rebus. He wasn't mad…
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Book 21

Rather Be the Devil
4.09
· 8266 Ratings · 801 Reviews · published 2016 · 30 editions
Some cases never leave you.

For John Rebus, forty…
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Book 22

In a House of Lies
4.21
· 4793 Ratings · 512 Reviews · published 2018 · 20 editions
IN A HOUSE OF LIES...

Everyone has something to hi…
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A Good Hanging
3.84
· 2363 Ratings · 152 Reviews · published 1992 · 24 editions
Twelve remarkable, gritty stories starring Detect…
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The Beat Goes On
4.10
· 1513 Ratings · 181 Reviews · published 2014 · 26 editions
Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredi…
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The Complete Short Stories
3.90
· 234 Ratings · 14 Reviews · published 2005 · 6 editions
Ian Rankin: The Complete Short Stories A brand ne…
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Book 1-10

10 Great Rebus Novels
4.30
· 20 Ratings · published 2013 · 2 editions

A brilliant box set of the first ten Rebus novel…

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Book 1-2

Verborgene Muster / Das zweite Zeichen
3.62
· 24 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2005 · 5 editions
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Book 1-3

Rebus: The Early Years
4.20
· 783 Ratings · 31 Reviews · published 1999 · 5 editions
KNOTS & CROSSES: Two girls have been abducted…
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Book 3-4

Tooth and Nail / Strip Jack
4.23
· 53 Ratings · 1 Reviews · 2 editions
Tooth & Nail
They call him the Wolfman - becau…
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Book 4-6

Rebus: The St. Leonard's Years
4.21
· 400 Ratings · 8 Reviews · published 2001 · 3 editions
All our books are used but in good condition. All…
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Book 5-6

The Black Book / Mortal Causes
4.06
· 105 Ratings · 5 Reviews · published 2005 · 1 edition
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Book 7-9

Three Great Novels
4.33
· 230 Ratings · 7 Reviews · published 2003 · 2 editions
LET IT BLEED: Rebus finds himself sucked into an…
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Book 10-12

Rebus: Capital Crimes
4.22
· 212 Ratings · 1 Reviews · published 2004 · 3 editions
Rebus: "Dead Souls"," Set in Darkness"," The Fall…
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Book 13-15

Inspector Rebus CD Collection
4.14
· 80 Ratings · 4 Reviews · published 2007 · 2 editions
Resurrection Men: Inspector John Rebus has messed…
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Schuld & boete : een inspecteur Rebus bundel
Translation of: Atonement; The acid test; Tell me…
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Schöne Bescherung
2.59
· 34 Ratings · 6 Reviews · published 2012 · 1 edition
Weihnachten: Leise rieselt der Schnee, während Ke…
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