skip to content

Rankin, Ian

Publication Timeline
Publications about Ian Rankin
Publications by Ian Rankin
Most widely held works by Ian Rankin
Standing in another man's grave by Ian Rankin( Book )
60 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,936 libraries worldwide
Rebus has never shied away from lost causes, one of the many ways he managed to antagonize his bosses when he was on the force. Now he's back as a retired civilian, reviewing abandoned files. Necessary work, but it's not exactly scratching the itch he feels to be in the heart of the action. He's investigating the disappearances of three women from the same road over ten years. Unlike his skeptical colleagues, Rebus can sense a connection. But pursuing it leads him into the crosshairs of adversaries both old and new
Exit music by Ian Rankin( Book )
82 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,858 libraries worldwide
It's late in the fall in Edinburgh and late in the career of Detective Inspector John Rebus. As he is simply trying to tie up some loose ends before his retirement, a new case lands on his desk: a dissident Russian poet has been murdered in what looks like a mugging gone wrong. Rebus discovers that an elite delegation of Russian businessmen is in town, looking to expand its interests. And as Rebus's investigation gains ground, someone brutally assaults a local gangster with whom he has a long history. Has Rebus overstepped his bounds for the last time? Only a few days shy of the end to his long, controversial career, will Rebus even make it that far?
The naming of the dead by Ian Rankin( Book )
80 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,774 libraries worldwide
Sent to man an abandoned police station during an international conference between the leaders of the free world, officer John Rebus investigates the suspicious falling death of a delegate at an Edinburgh banquet
Fleshmarket Alley : an Inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin( Book )
92 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,698 libraries worldwide
"It could be nothing more than a ruthless and enterprising pub owner looking to create a local legend that will help lure trade. Or it could be something far worse - something as grisly as the death of a recent immigrant found brutally murdered at a local housing project, or the murder of Donald Cruikshank, a recently paroled rapist whose body is found just as a young woman goes missing. The missing girl is a friend of Inspector rebus's colleague Detective Siobhan Clarke, and Siobhan is shocked to find herself in the same intricate web of murderers as Rebus - all somehow tied to that pile of bones under Fleshmarket Alley." "In a race to stop the killings before more bodies turn up - even as the possibility of romantic entanglements distracts and entices them - rebus and Siobhan plumb the darkest corners of their beloved city and confront the lawless, conscienceless men who dwell there."--Jacket
The complaints by Ian Rankin( Book )
50 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,683 libraries worldwide
Nobody likes The Complaints--they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as "The Dark Side," and it's where Malcolm Fox works. His new case: investigate a cop named Jamie Breck. As Fox takes on the job, he learns that there's more to Breck than anyone thinks--dangerous knowledge, especially when a vicious murder takes place far too close to home
Resurrection men by Ian Rankin( Book )
83 editions published between 2 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,627 libraries worldwide
Sent to a rehabilitation school after a serious mistake, Inspector John Rebus discovers that his classmates are plotting a drug heist and joins forces with Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke to investigate ties to an art dealer's murder
Doors open by Ian Rankin( Book )
44 editions published between 1194 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,617 libraries worldwide
Mike Mackenzie intends to rip-off one of the most high-profile targets in the capital - the National Gallery of Scotland. So, together with two close friends from the art world, he devises a plan to a lift some of the most valuable artwork around. But of course, the real trick is to rob the place for all its worth whilst persuading the world that no crime was ever committed. But soon after he enters the dark waters of the criminal underworld he realises that it's very easy to drown
The impossible dead by Ian Rankin( Book )
49 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,614 libraries worldwide
A major inquiry into a neighboring police force sees Malcolm Fox and his colleagues cast adrift, unsure of territory, protocol, or who they can trust. An entire station-house looks to have been compromised, but as Fox digs deeper he finds the trail leads him back in time to the suicide of a prominent politician and activist. There are secrets buried in the past, and reputations on the line. Police procedural
Watchman by Ian Rankin( Book )
56 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,579 libraries worldwide
Bombs are exploding in the streets of London, but life seems to have planted more subtle booby-traps for Miles Flint. Miles is a spy. His job is to watch and to listen, then to report back to his superiors, nothing more. The job, affording glimpses into the most private lives of his victims, appeals to Miles. He doesn't lust after promotion, and he doesn't want action. He wants, just for once, not to botch a case. Having lost one suspect--with horrific consequences--Miles becomes too involved with another, a young Irishwoman. His marriage seems ready to crumble to dust. So does his home. But Miles is given one last chance for redemption, a trip to Belfast, which quickly becomes a flight of terror, murder and shocking discoveries
A question of blood : an inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin( Book )
96 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,496 libraries worldwide
While investigating the murders of two teenagers at an Edinburgh boarding school by a reclusive former soldier, Inspector Rebus faces possible suspension when the man stalking his partner dies in a fire Rebus is suspected of setting
Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin( Book )
43 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,473 libraries worldwide
Reinstated on the force, demoted, and with a chip on his shoulder, Rebus reteams with internal affairs officer Malcolm Fox to solve a cold case from thirty years ago
Set in darkness : an Inspector Rebus novel by Ian Rankin( Book )
86 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,322 libraries worldwide
Inspector John Rebus investigates a body found in a Queensbury House fireplace, the suicide of a homeless man in possession of a fortune, and the murder of an ambitious politician--three deaths with ties to one of Scotland's most notorious criminals
Even dogs in the wild : a novel by Ian Rankin( Book )
42 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,318 libraries worldwide
"Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is investigating the death of a senior lawyer during a robbery. The case becomes more complex when a note is discovered, indicating that this may have been no random attack. When local gangster Big Ger Cafferty receives an identical message, Clarke decides that the recently retired John Rebus may be able to help. Together the two old adversaries might just stand a chance of saving Cafferty's skin. But a notorious family tailed by a team of undercover detectives has also arrived in Edinburgh. There's something they want, and they'll stop at nothing to get it. As the cases collide, it's a game of dog eat dog--in the city as in the wild" -- provided by publisher
Knots and crosses by Ian Rankin( Book )
121 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,181 libraries worldwide
Detective Sergeant John Rebus must solve the case of the "Edinburgh Strangler" before the killer strikes again
The falls by Ian Rankin( Book )
77 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,165 libraries worldwide
Edinburgh detective John Rebus gets involved with the case of a missing young woman. His only clues are an Internet-based role-playing game and a wooden doll stuffed into a tiny casket
Blood hunt : a novel by Ian Rankin( Book )
49 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,029 libraries worldwide
Determined to exact revenge in the aftermath of his brother's unlikely suicide, professional assassin Gordon Reeve becomes increasingly enraged by a local cop who thwarts his attempts to talk with a friend who last saw Reeve's brother alive
Rather be the devil : a novel by Ian Rankin( Book )
39 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,014 libraries worldwide
For John Rebus, 40 years may have passed, but the death of beautiful, promiscuous Maria Turquand still preys on his mind. She was murdered in her hotel room on the night a famous rock star and his entourage were staying there, and Maria's killer has never been found. Meanwhile, the dark heart of Edinburgh remains up for grabs. A young pretender, Darryl Christie, may have staked his claim, but a vicious attack leaves him weakened and vulnerable, and an inquiry into a major money laundering scheme threatens his position. Has old-time crime boss Big Ger Cafferty really given up the ghost, or is he biding his time until Edinburgh is once more ripe for the picking?
Black & blue : an Inspector Rebus mystery by Ian Rankin( Book )
128 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,996 libraries worldwide
Already tackling a murder in Edinburgh, Inspector John Rebus becomes involved when a copy-cat serial rapist called "Bible Johnny" begins striking in Aberdeen and must keep his wits about him in the center of the media circus surrounding the case
Witch hunt by Ian Rankin( Book )
41 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Polish and held by 1,925 libraries worldwide
Pursued by three obsessed detectives, an assassin known as Witch undertakes an assignment with global ramifications that forces those who are investigating her to follow leads within the highest ranks of international law and finance
Bleeding hearts : a novel by Ian Rankin( Book )
54 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,885 libraries worldwide
Hired by an anonymous employer to kill a TV reporter, assassin-for-hire Michael Weston suddenly finds himself the target of an unknown enemy who could be tied to a private detective who has been hunting him for years
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names

controlled identity Harvey, Jack, 1960-

Harvey, Jack.
Harvey Jack 1960-....
Ian Rankin écrivain escossais, auteur de romans policiers
Ian Rankin schottischer Schriftsteller
Ian Rankin schrijver uit Schotland
Ian Rankin Scottish crime writer
Ian Rankin scrittore scozzese
Rankin, Ian
Rankin, Ian James 1960-...
Rankins, Ians, 1960-
Rėnkin, Iėn
Renkins, Ians, 1960-
Рэнкин, Иэн.
איאן רנקין סופר בריטי
ایان رابینک
랜킨, 이언 1960-
ランキン, イアン
English (1,068)
German (157)
Spanish (46)
Polish (31)
French (15)
Russian (11)
Chinese (6)
Italian (6)
Swedish (5)
Catalan (5)
Turkish (4)
Danish (2)
Czech (2)
Welsh (1)
Portuguese (1)
Norwegian (1)
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.