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Macpherson, James

Overview
Works: 86 works in 226 publications in 1 language and 3,345 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR6068.A57, 823.914
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Most widely held works by James Macpherson
Saints of the shadow bible by Ian Rankin ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebus and Malcolm Fox go head-to-head when a 30-year-old murder investigation resurfaces, forcing Rebus to confront crimes of the past. Allegiances are being formed, enemies made, and huge questions asked. Who are the saints and who the sinners? And can the one ever become the other?
Standing in another man's grave by Ian Rankin ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's every parent's nightmare : a fifteen-year old girl has disappeared. She was last seen hitch-hiking along a scenic highway in rural Scotland, and the only other clue is a photograph sent from her phone. Two detectives, one of them retired, are working the case when they learn that there may be other victims out there, stretching back a decade and more
Doors open by Ian Rankin ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Envisioning a half-serious art-theft scheme after a chance encounter with a crime boss, divorced banker Allan and frustrated art professor Robert share their idea with fellow art enthusiast Mike, who encourages them to carry out their plan
Exit music by Ian Rankin ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector John Rebus is at the tail end of his cop career, with retirement looming just days away. Trying to merely float through his remaining time on the police force without any trouble, Rebus ends up with a new case on his lap. As he tries to solve the murder of a Russian poet, Rebus' loyalties and fortitude will be tested
Singing to the dead by Caro Ramsay ( )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young boys have been abducted from the streets of Glasgow and have endured years of neglect and betrayal, but for detective inspector, Collin Anderson the case is especially disturbing because one of the boys looks like his own son Peter. Then a simple house fire turns into a murder hunt as an invisible killer is picking off victims at random, and it appears, perpetrating an ingenious deception. As his squad struggles with both cases, DI Anderson learns that deception and betrayal come in many guises. The boys' abductor is still out there and no child is safe, as Peter Anderson is about to find out
Absolution by Caro Ramsay ( )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1984: It looked like a simple job. Guarding a woman, nameless and almost faceless after a savage acid attack, at a Glasgow hospital. PC Alan McAlpine has no idea that this simple job will haunt his career and change his life forever. 2006: Two decades later, Alan steps into Partickhill police station and back in time. Now a celebrated Detective Chief Inspector, McAlpine has been drafted in to lead the hunt for a man the press are calling 'the Crucixion Killer'. With his distinguished reputation, McAlpine's team are confident their new DCI will lead them to the killer. But the obsession that was born in a hospital room twenty-two years earlier has never quite left Alan. And now, it seems, it's come back for a reason
A question of blood by Jack Harvey ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a former soldier and recluse murders two 17-year-old students at a posh Edinburgh boarding school, Rebus immediately suspects there is more to the case than meets the eye. Army investigators show up to snoop around the scene of the crime, and links between the killer and a local group of "Goths" (a morbid clique of black-clad teens who listen to heavy metal music) begin to surface. But just as Rebus finds himself in the thick of the murder inquiry, he's threatened with suspension from the police force: a man who had been menacing his partner and friend, Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke, dies in the same house fire that has left Rebus with horrible, painful burns. Rebus is immediately suspected of foul play. Now Rebus is faced with two harrowing missions: He must get to the root of the boarding school killing even as he tries to clear his own name
Taggart ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Knife-edge, body parts wrapped in tartan blankets put Taggart and Livingstone on a trail fraught with dead ends to catch a killer. In Death call, a woman's body is found floating in the river Clyde and while all the evidence points to one young man, Taggart is not convinced he's guilty. In The killing philosophy, Taggart heads the hunt for the masked "Glasgow Bowman", a psychopath whose terrifying attacks seem to lack motive
Fleshmarket Alley [an Inspector Rebus novel] by Ian Rankin ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illegal immigrant is found murdered in an Edinburgh housing scheme: a racist attack, or something else entirely? Rebus is drawn into the case, but has other problems: his old police station has closed for business, and his masters would rather he retire than stick around. But Rebus is that most stubborn of creatures. As Rebus investigates, he must visit an asylum seekers' detention centre, deal with the sleazy Edinburgh underworld, and maybe even fall in love
Taggart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Glasgow, Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper in the Maryhill Police Department. Root of evil: Taggart and Jardine struggle to decipher the clues of pollen, a hanky, and an axe in the brutal murders of merciless local loan sharks. Double jeopardy: A woman's body is discovered in the woods-- an apparent suicide, but Taggart senses murder when he finds that she had appointments on the day she died and was planning a move to Germany. Flesh and blood: Taggart suspects a cold-blooded killer has crossed the line between fantasy and reality when a young woman who enjoys role-playing games is deliberately murdered by a car
Taggart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Glasgow, Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper in the Maryhill Police Department. Funeral rites: Taggart tracks a ruthless killer in an investigation tinged with undertones of voodoo and black magic when a burnt corpse is found in an unused railway tunnel. Cold blood: a wife pumps six bullets into her cheating husband's body and Taggart perceives an open-and-shut case-- until the pathologist finds that the man was dead before the gun was fired. Dead giveaway: The sudden fatal collapse of a church youth club member puts Taggart and Jardine on a trail of lies, extortion-- and more alarming deaths
Taggart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Glasgow, Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper in the Maryhill Police Department
Resurrection men [an Inspector Rebus novel] by Ian Rankin ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CRIME & MYSTERY FICTION. Rebus has been sent to purdah for retraining after blowing up at his boss. In other words, it's his Last Chance Saloon... He is not alone. At the college, he is put into a group of similar officers - people who have a problem with the very institution which houses them. They are given an old unsolved case to work on. It will hopefully teach them the merits of teamwork, while allowing professionals the chance to assess them. But there are those in the team who have their own secrets - secrets not unconnected to the very case they've been given - and they'll stop at nothing to protect them. As if that wasn't enough, the Scottish Crime Squad have a favour to ask of Rebus. They think they've found someone who can deliver the inside info on the east coast's biggest gangster, Big Ger Cafferty. All they need is a link-man, someone to act as go-between and they've decided on Rebus
The blood of crows by Caro Ramsay ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One night, a young girl is tied to the river bank and left for the tide. Working round the clock, DI Colin Anderson's team discover that this and other crimes are linked to an elusive criminal mastermind known as The Puppeteer. But unable to find him, Anderson is forced to follow the only lead he has - Skelpie Fairbairn
Taggart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Glasgow, Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper in the Maryhill Police Department
Taggart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Glasgow, Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper in the Maryhill Police Department
Taggart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Glasgow, Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper in the Maryhill Police Department
Taggart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Love Knot, Taggart finds himself in the Scottish Highlands after a woman's body is dredged from the River Clyde with her face deliberately disfigured and her hands bound by climbing rope. In Hostile Witness, members of the Referendum for the Return of Capital Punishment party are killed, and Taggart is pressed for a quick solution to the crime. In Evil Eye, a fortune-telling gypsy is found murdered in her caravan and Taggart suspects a connection with a London jewel store heist in which a policeman was slain
Taggart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Glasgow, Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper in the Maryhill Police Department
Taggart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Glasgow, Scotland, Detective Chief Inspector Jim Taggart is a tough, sarcastic copper in the Maryhill Police Department
 
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