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Gillies, Samuel

Overview
Works: 37 works in 169 publications in 1 language and 3,805 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Drama  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Short stories  Detective and mystery radio programs 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PR6068.A57, 823.914
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Publications about Samuel Gillies
Publications by Samuel Gillies
Most widely held works by Samuel Gillies
Set in darkness by Ian Rankin( file )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
When Detective Inspector John Rebus is shown a legendary site do to be restructured, he discovers a recent dead body occupying it. A few days later, on the same site, another body is found. It's up to Rebus to find out what's going on
The falls by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
A missing student, a six-inch coffin containing a wooden doll, and mysterious role-playing games on the Internet are the intriguing elements of the latest case to challenge Inspector Rebus. The missing student comes from an influential family, and Rebus begins to get a bad feeling about the case
Tooth & nail by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
John Rebus is on a train from Edinburgh to London, where he has been drafted for his expertise in the modus operandi of serial killers. The Wolfman could be his toughest case yet--a serial killer named by the press due to a terrifying trademark of taking a bite from each victim
Let it bleed by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
It's a bitter winter in Edinburgh, and Rebus has found himself wrapped in a case that provides more questions than answers
Strip Jack by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Gregor Jack, M.P.: well-liked, young, married to the fiery Elizabeth - to the outside world a very public success story. But Jack's carefully nurtured career plans take a tumble after a 'mistake' during a police raid on a notorious Edinburgh brothel. Then Elizabeth disappears, a couple of bodies float into view where they shouldn't, and a lunatic speaks from his asylum. With his wife missing, his job on the line, and his sanity in doubt, Gregor Jack is ripe for revenge
The game of kings by Dorothy Dunnett( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
In 1547, Francis Crawford of Lymond, a scapegrace nobleman of elastic morals and dangerous talents whose tongue is as sharp as his rapier returns to his native Scotland, which is threatened by an English invasion. Accused of treason, Lymond leads a band of outlaws in a desperate race to redeem his reputation and save his land
A noble radiance by Donna Leon( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
In a small village at the foot of the Italian Dolomites, the gardens of a deserted farmhouse have lain untouched for decades. But the new owner, keen for renovations to begin, is summoned urgently to the house when his workmen disturb a macabre grave. Wild animals have done their grisly work and the human corpse is badly decomposed. Then a valuable signet ring is found close by, providing the first vital clue. It leads Commissario Guido Brunetti right to the heart of aristocratic Venice, to a family still grieving for their abducted son
Fatal remedies by Donna Leon( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
For Commissario Guido Brunetti it begins with an early morning phone call. A sudden act of vandalism has just been committed in the chill Venetian dawn. But Brunetti soon discovers that the perpetrator is no petty criminal, for the culprit at the scene is none other than Paola Brunetti, his wife
A test of wills : a mystery by Charles Todd( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Ian Rutledge returns to his career at Scotland Yard after years fighting in the First World War. Unknown to his colleagues he is still suffering from shell shock, and is burdened with the guilt of having had executed a young soldier on the battlefield for refusing to fight. A jealous colleague has learned of his secret and has managed to have Rutledge assigned to a difficult case which could spell disaster for Rutledge whatever the outcome. A retired officer has been murdered, and Rutledge fighting the torment of his illness goes to investigate. As he digs into the lives of the villagers, the witness who disturbs him most is a war-ravaged ex-soldier who chills Rutledge with the realisation that he could become like this man
Search the dark by Charles Todd( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Inspector Ian Rutledge is sent to Dorset to investigate the disappearance of two children and is soon involved solving the death of a woman who may be their mother
Travels in the white man's grave by Donald Macintosh( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Having studied forestry in his native Argyll, Donald MacIntosh set off on what was to be a 30 year journey as a tree prospector and surveyor in the rainforests of West Africa. He recounts his often hilarious encounters with the peoples and wildlife of this still largely misunderstood part of the world
Wings of fire by Charles Todd( file )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Inspector Ian Rutledge makes his second appearance, investigating the mysterious deaths of three members of the same family in Cornwall. Accompanying Rutledge is his constant "companion", Hamish, the young Scot whom he had to execute on the battlefield
Beggar's banquet by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
This second collection includes six Inspector Rebus stories - displaying a writer of enormous range and a storyteller at the height of his powers
A cold treachery by Charles Todd( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
In December 1919, when five members of a family are found slaughtered in the kitchen of their Lake District cottage, Inspector Ian Rutledge investigates the crime as well as the disappearance of the missing youngest child in the family
A fearsome doubt by Charles Todd( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Seven years after sending Ben Shaw to the gallows for the brutal murders of elderly women, Inspector Ian Rutledge is approached by Shaw's widow, who claims that her husband had been innocent, and sets out to uncover the truth
Legacy of the dead : an Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery by Charles Todd( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
When the remains of Eleanor Gray are found, Inspector Rutledge travels to Scotland, where his journey to find the truth will expose long buried secrets
Watchers of time by Charles Todd( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The year is 1919, and Ian Rutledge is a fragile yet courageous former soldier searching for his place in a post-war world. Now a Scotland Yard detective, Rutledge is called upon to probe a murder in the Norfolk town of Osterley -- but he soon discovers that the crime may be connected to one of the greatest disasters of all time
A false mirror by Charles Todd( file )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Unhealed scars of the Great War still torment Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge. A haunted, damaged shell of a man, he has been sent to the small coastal town of Hampton Regis to solve a violent crime and to confront his own tragic past. An officer who served with Rutledge in the trenches of France before being sent back to England under suspicious circumstances has now been accused of savagely beating the husband of the woman he still loves. The suspect has taken the wife hostage, threatening to kill her and her maid unless Rutledge takes charge of the investigation. Although the case painfully mirrors Rutledge's own past and the love he lost to another man, he cannot refuse it. When the unconscious brutalized victim vanishes without a trace, it's clear that this peaceful little town hides a vicious murderer and secrets powerful enough to kill for
Strip Jack, Ian Rankin by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Beggars banquet : part one by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Over the year, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories. Whether published in crime magazines, composed for events or broadcast on radio, they all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular mystery novels. We are delighted to bring you these stories in two parts. This first selection includes TRIP TRAP, featuring Rankin's ever-popular detective, John Rebus
 
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