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Orion Fiction HB November £19.99 384pp 978 1 4091 5936 0 eBook: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 5939 1 9 CDs 978 1 4091 6190 5

Ian is at the top of his game and has massively broad appeal – he’s a crimewriting big-hitter, a literary star and an unbeatable storyteller.

IAN RANKIN Even Dogs in the Wild

Rebus returns . . . Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is investigating the death of a senior lawyer during a robbery. But the case becomes more complex when a note is discovered indicating that this may have been no random attack, and when local gangster Big Ger Cafferty receives an identical message, Clarke decides that the recently retired John Rebus may be able to help. He’s the only man Cafferty will open up to, and together the two old adversaries might just stand a chance of saving Cafferty’s skin. But a notorious family has arrived in Edinburgh, too, tailed by a team of undercover detectives. There’s something they want, and they’ll stop at nothing to get it. DI Malcolm Fox’s job is to provide the undercover squad with local expertise, but he’s soon drawn in too deep as the two cases look like colliding. And meantime, an anonymous killer stalks the nighttime streets, focused on revenge. It’s a game of dog eat dog – in the city as in the wild. Even Dogs in the Wild brings back Ian Rankin’s greatest characters in a story exploring the darkest corners of our instincts and desires. ‘Rebus remains a remarkably lived-in and mesmerising figurehead of the genre’ Independent Ian Rankin is the internationally bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus and Detective Malcolm Fox novels, as well as a string of standalone thrillers. His books have been translated into 36 languages and are bestsellers on several continents. Ian is the recipient of four CWA Dagger Awards and in 2004 won America’s celebrated Edgar Award. He is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews, Hull and Edinburgh and received the OBE for services to literature.



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Orion Fiction • November 2015