Mortal Causes by Ian Rankin
Jan27

Mortal Causes by Ian Rankin

Mortal Causes is the sixth book in the Insepctor Rebus series by Ian Rankin. I started reading the Rebus books last year, after my dad gave me a few, and I’m gradually working my way through the series. It is August and the Edinburgh Festival is in full swing, when the brutally tortured body of a teenage boy is found in the city’s ancient subterranean streets. The nature of his death means Rebus suspects a sectarian...

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The Black Book by Ian Rankin
Dec16

The Black Book by Ian Rankin

It’s only this year that I’ve discovered Ian Rankin’s Inspector Rebus novels and I’m not sure what kept me! I think there are 20 Rebus novels, dating right back to Knots and Crosses, which was published in 1987, and they are still being published now. Having read the previous four books, I was keen to keep reading with The Black Book, the fifth novel in the series. Rankin’s novels lack the class of some...

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