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Mortal Causes

Mortal Causes

The sixth Inspector Rebus novel from the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES.
‘An outstanding creation’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

It is August in Edinburgh and the Festival is in full swing…

A brutally tortured body is discovered in one of the city’s ancient subterranean streets and marks on the corpse cause Rebus to suspect the involvement of sectarian activists. The prospect of a terrorist atrocity in a city heaving with tourists is almost unthinkable.

When the victim turns out to be the son of a notorious gangster, Rebus realises he is sitting atop a volcano of mayhem – and it’s just about to erupt.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 25th June 2009

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781409107668

Reviews

Rankin is without doubt Britain's best crime novelist
DAILY EXPRESS
Rankin continues to be unsurpassed among living British crime writers ... He makes the reader feel part of the scene, and enhances the experience with his virtuosity with dialogue ... But all these virtues would count for little if Rankin didn't also possess the most important asset of them all - the ability to tell a damned good story
THE TIMES
Ian Rankin is a genius
Lee Child
Rankin is streets ahead in the British police procedural writing field
INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
Britain's No.1 crime writer
DAILY MIRROR