The Black Book: Inspector Rebus Series, Book 5
"In Rankin, you cannot go wrong." -- The Boston Globe
"A superior series." -- The New York Times Book Review
"Reading Ian Rankin] is like watching somebody juggle a dozen bottles of single malt without spilling a drop." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Five years ago, a mysterious fire burned Edinburgh's seedy Central Hotel to ashes. Long-forgotten and unsolved, the case reappears when a charred body--with a bullet in its head--is found among the ruins. Inspector John Rebus knows that his superiors would prefer he leave things alone. He knows that part of the answer lies somewhere in a cryptic black notebook. And he knows that to solve the case, he'll have to peel back layer after layer of unspeakable secrets to arrive at the truth.
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|Last Update||2018-05-21 22:53:12PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-05-21 23:41:58PM|
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The fifth novel featuring Inspector John Rebus, available for the first time as an e-book and with an exclusive introduction by author Ian Rankin.
When the Central Hotel, a place of decidedly unsavory reputation, burned to the ground in a mysterious fire, the Edinburgh police were unable to disguise their delight. That is, until a body was found in the still-smoldering ashes, charred beyond all identification but with a bullet lodged in its skull. Now it's five years later and Inspector John Rebus is following any leads in a vicious off-duty ambush that has put one of his favorite junior officers into a coma.
A cheap black notebook belonging to the wounded policeman contains a cryptic allusion to the almost-forgotten blaze, but crucial pieces of the puxxle obstinately refuse to fall into place. What could young Detective Sergeant Brian Holmes have learned to render him such a threat that he must be silenced at all costs? "The past is important," Rebus hardly needs to remind himself, yet the secrets he persists in uncovering are buried in layer upon layer of sordid and evil lies.
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Old Hickory|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000421097|CD audio book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Brilliance Audio,|p2013.|9 sound discs (9 hr., 59 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:f2555492-3a81-439c-9da8-75ad00983d57|eBook|eBook||English|Simon & Schuster|2011||
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|series||Inspector John Rebus mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Inspector John Rebus mysteries|0005|
|subject_facet||Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, English, Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Fiction, Police -- Scotland -- Fiction, Rebus, Inspector (Fictitious character) -- Fiction|
|title_display||The Black Book|
|title_full||The Black Book Inspector Rebus Series, Book 5, The black book [sound recording] / Ian Rankin|
|title_short||The Black Book|
|title_sub||Inspector Rebus Series, Book 5|
|topic_facet||Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, English, Fiction, Mystery, Police, Rebus, Inspector (Fictitious character)|