Ian Rankin

author of the "Inspector Rebus" crime novels
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Rankin, Ian, --
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This series centered on the adventures of a cynical detective, has led to a 19 book series; several of which were adapted into a television series.

Rankin’s prolific works have left a permanent imprint on the UK crime drama genre, and a mark on the imagination of the world. Early Life. Ian Rankin was born in in Cardenden, Fife. The book that began Ian Rankin’s phenomenal career.

Mary Miller had always been an outcast. Burnt in a chemical mix as a young girl, sympathy for her quickly faded when the young man who pushed her in died in a mining accident just two days later. Ian Rankin is a Scottish author of crime fiction.

Rankin’s goal in life was not always to write crime fiction. He originally thought he would be compared to the likes of Robert Louis Stevenson rather than to be considered part of the Tartan Noir genre.

He is best known for his Inspector Rebus novels, which Ian Rankin book set in Edinburgh. Many of the books have been adapted to a television series on. Welcome to Ian Rankin’s official website.

The site contains loads of information on Ian Rankin and his most famous character, Rebus. of results for "Ian Rankin" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping.

Free Shipping by Amazon Knots and Crosses: An Inspector Rebus Novel (Inspector Rebus series Book 1) Book 1 of Inspector Rebus series | by Ian Rankin out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 99 $ $ Available instantly. The Black Book is the Ian Rankin book Ian Rankin book to feature Rebus his Edinburgh based detective and was a very enjoyable read.

Rankin has already established Rebus as a loner that works best on the edges and this book builds on that. Early on his partner Brian Holmes is assaulted outside his new favourite restaurant "the heartbreak cafe"/5().

It is an unusual promotional gambit before a book launch. Ian Rankin has revealed that he once disowned his novel, Westwind, and hoped it would. Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow. He is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award, and he received two Dagger Awards for the year's best short story and the Gold Dagger for Fiction.

Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from 4/5. John Rebus once served in Britain's elite SAS. Now he's an Edinburgh cop Ian Rankin book 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.

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Rankin fans ready for a break from Inspector John Rebus’ inimitably dour Edinburgh (In a House of Lies,etc.) will welcome this reprinting of a state-of-the-art high-tech international thriller from As the U.S. prepares to pull all its troops from Europe in a prophetic "America First" move, two apparently unrelated incidents provoke panic among the Brits who face abandonment by Author: Ian Rankin.

Bestselling author Ian Rankin has announced the release date of the next installment of his Inspector John Rebus novels. It comes after the Edinburgh-based writer celebrated his 60th birthday in. Free download or read online Knots and Crosses pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Ian Rankin. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this mystery, mystery story are Detective John Rebus,/5.

A gripping original story for BBC Radio 4 by award-winning crime writer Ian Rankin, written for the landmark Radio 4 Book at Bedtime slotSaughton Prison, Edinburgh. Prison guard Thomas Scott watches over a condemned man sentenced to hang for th.

I can't do a full book review for this one, as I got it for a Christmas present for my dad. My dad is a huge Ian Rankin fan and assures me that this is the same high standard he comes to expect from Ian Rankin/5().

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Ian Rankin: By the Book. Ian Rankin Credit Illustration by Jillian Tamaki. Dec. 20, The crime writer, whose new Rebus novel is “In a House of Lies,” is giving his archives to the. Ian Rankin continued writing the Inspector Rebus series untilwhen Exit Music, the 17th book in the Inspector Rebus series was published.

It won Rankin the ITV3 Crime Thriller Award, and was claimed to be the final chapter in the Inspector Rebus series. Ian Rankin is a #1 international bestselling author.

Winner of an Edgar Award and the recipient of a Gold Dagger for fiction and the Chandler-Fulbright Award, he lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two sons/5(6).

Ian Rankin is a #1 international bestselling author. Winner of an Edgar Award and the recipient of a Gold Dagger for fiction and the Chandler-Fulbright Award, he lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two : Little, Brown and Company. Ian Rankin. 26K likes. This is the official Facebook page for Ian Rankin, run by his publishers5/5(33).

Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Hull, the Open University and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. A contributor to BBC2's Newsnight Review, he also presented his own TV series, Ian Rankin's Evil Thoughts.

Ian James Rankin, OBE, DL, FRSE (born 28 April ) is a Scottish crime writer, best known for his Inspector Rebus novels. Bio from Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia. Ian Rankin, author of In A House of Lies and dozens of other bestselling novels in the John Rebus series and others, has received the Chandler-Fulbright Award; four [British] Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Awards, including the prestigious Diamond Dagger; the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award, Denmark’s Palle Rosenkrantz prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Nor; and Germany’s.

Ian Rankin started the Inspector Rebus series with Knots and Crosses in The series is incredibly popular in the United Kingdom, making up 10% of crime fiction sales there. Below is a list of all of Ian Rankin’s Inspector Rankin books in order of when they were originally published: Publication Order of Inspector Rebus Books.

Ian Rankin, in full Ian James Rankin, pseudonym Jack Harvey, (born ApCardenden, Fife, Scotland), Scottish best-selling crime novelist, creator of the Inspector Rebus series.(For Rankin’s reflections on the Scottish capital, see Edinburgh: A City of Stories.) Rankin grew up in a small coal-mining town, where at a young age he displayed a talent for writing poetry.

One of the most successful -- and bestselling -- Scottish crime authors around, Ian Rankin is perhaps most famous for the acclaimed Inspector Rebus series, which has consistently topped the Sunday Times bestseller lists, and was adapted into a mega-popular television series across the pond.

Ian Rankin, Writer: Rebus. Ian Rankin was born on Ap in Cardenden, Fife, Scotland as Ian James Rankin. He is a writer and actor, known for Rebus (), Reichenbach Falls () and Doors Open ().

He has been married to Anna Miranda Harvey since July 5, They have two tion: Writer, Actor, Producer. Black and Blue: An Inspector Rebus Mystery (Inspector Rebus Novels) by Ian Rankin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ian Rankin.

Ian Rankin is the worldwide #1 bestselling writer of the Inspector Rebus books, including Knots and Crosses, Hide and Seek, Let It Bleed, Black and Blue, Set in Darkness, Resurrection Men, A Question of Blood, The Falls and Exit is also the author of The Complaints and Doors has won an Edgar Award, a Gold Dagger for fiction, a Diamond Dagger for career excellence First published: 26 Jan, Ian Rankin.

Best known for his Rebus series, they deliver hard-boiled crime with a distinct Scottish flavour - sometimes cheesily referred to as "Tartan Noir".DI John Rebus is an old-fashioned copper with a love of off-kilter music, and the odd refreshment.

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Ian Rankin must now hold the position as one of the UK's finest crime writers with his 5th "Inspector Rebus novel", The BlackBook. Set in the depths of Edinburgh's criminal fraternity, Rankin captures the persona of a hard-nosed Scottish policeman,(John Rebus) as Cited by: 5.As Ian Rankin and Inspector Rebus are regular visitors to the bestsellers list, I see no reason why Resurrection Men should not follow that well-trodden path.

All the Rankin virtues are present-compulsive readability, sharp dialogue, the believable pettiness of the police procedural background and, looming over the book as ever, the formidable presence of the Jekyll-and-Hyde city of Edinburgh.Written by Ian Rankin, Audiobook narrated by Michael Page.

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