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Rather be the devil

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Some cases never leave you. For John Rebus, forty years may have passed, but the death of beautiful, promiscuous Maria Turquand still preys on his mind. Murdered in her hotel room on the night a famous rock star and his entourage were staying there, 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? In a tale of twisted power, deep-rooted corruption and bitter rivalries, Rather Be the Devil showcases Rankin and Rebus at their unstoppable best.
1st edition, 1st printing 2016. A fine copy in fine jacket, signed by author at Waterstones, contains short story 'Cafferty's Day'.

Item details

Author(s):
Ian Rankin
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24 x 16cm
Edition:
1st edition 1st printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
140915940X
ISBN-13:
9781409159407
Number of pages:
322
Publisher:
Orion Books
Title:
Rather be the Devil

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Some cases never leave you. For John Rebus, forty years may have passed, but the death of beautiful, promiscuous Maria Turquand still preys on his mind. Murdered in her hotel room on the night a famous rock star and his entourage were staying there, 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? In a tale of twisted power, deep-rooted corruption and bitter rivalries, Rather Be the Devil showcases Rankin and Rebus at their unstoppable best.
1st edition, 1st printing 2016. A fine copy in fine jacket, signed by author at Waterstones, contains short story 'Cafferty's Day'.

Author(s):
Ian Rankin
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
24 x 16cm
Edition:
1st edition 1st printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
140915940X
ISBN-13:
9781409159407
Number of pages:
322
Publisher:
Orion Books
Title:
Rather be the Devil

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