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In a House of Lies

Written by Ian Rankin — We’re at book 22 in the Rebus series, so surely things will be feeling a little tired now? Rebus himself is retired, off the cigarettes and puffing on an inhaler. His visits to the Oxford Bar are few and far…
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Book Club

Even Dogs in the Wild

Ian Rankin’s Rebus is back in his 20th novel, and this time the old man is retired. No pipe and slippers for our hero though, and although takings are up in the Oxford Bar these days he jumps at the chance of getting involved when…
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Even Dogs in the Wild

Written by Ian Rankin — A new Ian Rankin book is always something to celebrate, while one featuring John Rebus deserves extra fanfare. It’s been a while since we last shared a pint down the Oxford, so a catch-up is long overdue. Is retirement suiting the lugubrious…
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Saints of the Shadow Bible

Written by Ian Rankin — Since the return of Rebus last year in Standing in Another Man’s Grave, a serial killer investigation that took him on a sinister Scottish road trip, the formerly retired Detective Inspector has been as mischievous as ever while trying to…
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Features

Interview: Ian Rankin

Rebus is back! Just a year since the publication of Standing in Another Man’s Grave, the ex-cop’s comeback that had him working in a cold case unit, now Rebus is an Edinburgh detective once again for the latest book, Saints of the Shadow Bible. He…
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News

First look: Rebus returns!

The Crime Fiction Lover mailbag was very kind to us yesterday, with the arrival of a novel that Ian Rankin fans are bound to be excited about. Yes, we’ve got our hands on Standing in Another Man’s Grave which sees the return of Rankin’s retired…
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The Impossible Dead

Written by Ian Rankin — First a confession: we here at CFL are enormous fans of Ian Rankin. Everyone has their favourite crime fiction character – the enabler detective who first turned their love of the genre into a full-blown addiction – and for us it is…
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