Someone is stripping Jack naked...Gregor Jack, MP, well-liked, young, married to the fiery Elizabeth - to the outside world a very public success story. But Jack's carefully nurtured career plans take a tumble after a "mistake" during a police raid on a notorious Edinburgh brothel. Then Elizabeth disappears, a couple of bodies float into view where they shouldn't, and a lunatic speaks from his asylum...With his wife missing, his job on the line and his sanity in doubt, Gregor Jack is ripe for revenge.
- 127 x 137.16 x 25.4mm | 204.12g
- 01 May 2008
- Orion Publishing Co
- Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- London, United Kingdom
- Abridged edition
About Ian Rankin
Ian Rankin lives with his wife and two sons in Edinburgh having returned from a six-year sojourn in France. He was born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960. He graduated from Edinburgh University and has worked as a grape picker, swineherd, taxman, alcohol researcher, hi-fi journalist and punk musician. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987; the books are now in translation, as well as being increasingly popular in the USA. Ian Rankin has been a Hawthornden Fellow and is winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award as well as two Crime Writers' Association "Daggers" for short stories; his novel Black & Blue won the 1997 Gold Dagger.