Strip Jack (Inspector John Rebus Series #4)

Strip Jack (Inspector John Rebus Series #4)

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by Ian Rankin
     
 

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What begins as a case of typical British indiscretion, when a prominent member of Parliament is caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh brothel, turns into a nasty murder investigation when his party-happy wife is soon found beaten to death. It's up to Inspector Rebus to learn whether the MP is self-destructing, or the victim of a cruel set-up at the hands of a bitter

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What begins as a case of typical British indiscretion, when a prominent member of Parliament is caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh brothel, turns into a nasty murder investigation when his party-happy wife is soon found beaten to death. It's up to Inspector Rebus to learn whether the MP is self-destructing, or the victim of a cruel set-up at the hands of a bitter rival. An intricately plotted mystery set in the high-stakes world of British society and politics. Martin's Press.

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From the Publisher

“A police procedural for readers weary of those stuffy cops who lack a sense of humor and spirit... Rankin gives his inspector a refreshing personality.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“A superior series.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Ian Rankin, you cannot go wrong.” —The Boston Globe

“A novelist of great scope, depth, and power.” —Jonathan Kellerman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312965143
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
05/15/1998
Series:
Inspector John Rebus Series, #4
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
4.14(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author


Ian Rankin is the worldwide #1 bestselling writer of the Inspector Rebus mysteries, 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 Music. He has won an Edgar Award, a Gold Dagger for fiction, a Diamond Dagger for career excellence, and the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his contributions to literature. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two sons.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Edinburgh, London and France
Date of Birth:
April 28, 1960
Place of Birth:
Cardenden, Scotland
Education:
Edinburgh University
Website:
http://www.ianrankin.net

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Strip Jack (Inspector John Rebus Series #4) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
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Great book by a great author.
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