Set in darkness

Rankin, Ian

| 2000

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Edinburgh is about to become the home of the first Scottish parliament in nigh on 300 years. As political passions run high, DI John Rebus is charged with liaison, thanks to the new parliament being resident in Queensbury House, bang in the middle of his patch. But Queensbury House has its own, dark past. Legend has it that a young man was roasted there on a spit by a madman. When the fireplace where the youth died is uncovered another more recent murder victim is found. Days later, in the gardens outside, there is a third body. This victim is Roddy Grieve, a prospective MSP, and Rebus is under pressure to find instant answers. As the case proceeds, the Inspector finds himself face to face with one of Edinburgh's most notorious criminals...

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Mats Sigfridsson



Rankin tillhör de absolut bästa deckarförfattarna av idag. Denna bok är välskriven med bra miljö och karaktärsbeskrivningar. Jag saknar dock den riktiga nerven i denna bok men helt ok. En svag 3:a.

Marianne Strandberg



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Marianne Strandberg



Den är mycket nära en fyra...