Hide And Seek: From the iconic #1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES

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Hide And Seek: From the iconic #1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES

Hide And Seek: From the iconic #1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES

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It follows the apparent accidental overdose of Ronnie an addict in a squat with possible Satanic links. The DJ in mylar has a 3" closed tear along gutter and across spine at crown, scrape and chip to heel. Only Rebus seems to care about a death which looks more like a murder every day, about a seductive danger he can almost taste, appealing to the darkest corners of his mind. In a shadowy, crumbling housing development, a junkie lies dead of an overdose, his bruised body surrounded by signs of Satanic worship. Rebus is able to arrest Hyde's owner and several high-profile members, but to his disgust all die suspicious deaths while imprisoned: the powers-that-be are covering it up to prevent scandal.If we never talk about this shit, the problem will never go away, which, for many people (namely, sex traffickers and child pornographers and pedophiles), is a great thing. There is something savage and seductive at large in Edinburgh, something from which there is nowhere to hide.

At first it looks like Ronnie overdosed, but Rebus learns that Ronnie's dope was tainted with rat poison. bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES 'It's another Rebus novel you can't put down, and Rankin at his most powerful' CHOICE 'Rankin is superb' DAILY MAIL An illegal immigrant is found murdered in an Edinburgh housing scheme.Registered address: Unit 5, Vulcan House Business Centre, Vulcan Road, Leicester, LE5 3EF, United kingdom. Rebus is one of fiction's greatest creations' MARIAN KEYES In the depths of Edinburgh winter, the bodies are piling up for Detective John Rebus - two suicides, a murder, and the mysterious death of an inmate in one of Scotland's largest prisons.

A nice touch is the cynical end, the knowledge that the truly rich and powerful can hush things up and save their skins (the occasional sacrifice notwithstanding) -- and Rebus' awareness of all this. Real-life scandalShortly after Rankin moved to London, there was a real-life case of male prostitutes bribing lawyers and judges, similar to some parts of the book: "questions were asked in parliament" and two lawyers began to investigate the police investigation.In this second book in the 'Inspector John Rebus' series, the Edinburgh police detective investigates a murder that has reverberations among the city's power elite. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. He’s his own biggest critic when it comes to the early characterization of Rebus, and he claims that he fixes the problems as the series continues. Detective Inspector John Rebus finds the body of an overdosed drug addict in an Edinburgh squat, laid out cross-like on the floor, between two burned-down candles, with a five-pointed star painted on the wall above. Octavo, original red textured paper over boards, gilt lettering on spine, color illustrated dust jacket.

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