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Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

Our list of some of the best Ian Rankin books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Knots and Crosses (Inspector Rebus) (1995)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPaperback Publisher: St Martins Press; Later Printing edition (1995) Language: English ISBN-10: 0312956738 ISBN-13: 978-0312956738 ASIN: B000OTPXMW Package Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.1 x 0.7 inches Shipping Weight: 4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars 318 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,089,582 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #42945 in Police Procedurals (Books) #22711 in Hard-Boiled Mystery Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

2. Ian Rankin A Rebus Novel Series Collection 8 Books Set Hide & Seek,Tooth and… (2016)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPaperback Publisher: Orion (2016) ISBN-10: 9123542675 ISBN-13: 978-9123542673 Package Dimensions: 8.8 x 7.3 x 4.3 inches Shipping Weight: 4.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #172,850 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

3. Let It Bleed (Inspector Rebus, #7) (2007)

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4. HIDE & SEEK : An Inspector Rebus Novel #2 (2000)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPaperback Publisher: Orion Books Ltd (2000) Language: English ISBN-10: 0752809415 ISBN-13: 978-0752809410 ASIN: B0012UGUJ2 Package Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.2 x 0.9 inches Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 139 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

5. Set in Darkness: An Inspector Rebus Novel (Inspector Rebus Novels) (2010)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfOn the eve of the first Scottish parliament in three hundred years, Edinburgh is a city rife with political passions and expectations. Queensbury House, the home of Scotland’s new rulers, falls in the middle of John Rebus’ turf, keeping him busy with ceremonial tasks. That quickly changes, however, when a long-dead body is discovered in a Queensbury House fireplace, a homeless man throws himself off a bridge – leaving behind a suitcase full of cash – and an up-and-coming politician is found murdered. The links between the three deaths lead Rebus to a confrontation with one of Edinburgh’s most notorious criminals, a man he…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

6. In a House of Lies (Inspector Rebus) (2019)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfFormer Detective John Rebus’ retirement is disrupted once again when skeletal remains are identified as a private investigator who went missing over a decade earlier. The remains, found in a rusted car in the East Lothian woods, not far from Edinburgh, quickly turn into a cold case murder investigation. Rebus’ old friend, Siobhan Clarke is assigned to the case, but neither of them could have predicted what buried secrets the investigation will uncover. Rebus remembers the original case — a shady land deal — all too well. After the investigation stalled, the family of the…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

7. TOOTH & NAIL : An Inspector Rebus Novel (2000)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPaperback Publisher: Orion Books Ltd (2000) Language: English ISBN-10: 0752809407 ISBN-13: 978-0752809403 ASIN: B0010ZNB2S Package Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.2 x 1 inches Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 136 customer reviews Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

8. Fleshmarket Alley.: An Inspector Rebus Novel. (2005)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfRankin at his best. Another surefire bestseller for Britain’s #1 crime writer. His best novel yet and that is saying something….
Author(s): Ian Rankin

9. The Complaints (2010)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfNobody likes The Complaints – they’re the cops who investigate other cops. Complaints and Conduct Department, to give them their full title, but known colloquially as ‘the Dark Side’, or simply ‘The Complaints’. Malcolm Fox works for The Complaints. He’s just had a result, and should be feeling good about himself. But he’s middle-aged, sour and unwell. He also has a father in a care home and a sister who persists in an abusive relationship.In the midst of an aggressive Edinburgh winter, the reluctant Fox is given a new task. There’s a cop called Jamie Breck, and he’s dirty. Problem…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

10. Dead Souls: An Inspector Rebus Novel (Inspector Rebus Novels) (2010)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfA colleague’s suicide. Pedophiles. A missing child. A serial killer. Driven by instinct and experience, John Rebus searches for connections, against official skepticism. Soldiering through dank, desperate slums and the tony flats of the Scottish elite, Inspector Rebus uncovers a chain of crime, deceit, and hidden sins–knowing it’s really himself he’s trying to save.Ian Rankin’s Dead Souls is “crime writing of the highest order” (Daily Express)….
Author(s): Ian Rankin

11. Strip Jack (Inspector Rebus) (2014)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfMP Gregor Jack is caught in an Edinburgh brothel with a prostitute only too keen to show off her considerable assets. When the media horde begins baying for political blood Jack’s friends rally round to protect him. But some of those friends – particularly his wife’s associates – are not so squeaky clean themselves….
Author(s): Ian Rankin

12. The Falls: An Inspector Rebus Novel (Inspector Rebus Novel Series) (2003)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPaperback Publisher: St. Martin’s Press; Reissue edition (2003) Language: English ISBN-10: 0312982402 ISBN-13: 978-0312982409 ASIN: B000OTSZY0 Package Dimensions: 6.7 x 4.2 x 1.3 inches Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 95 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #17,199,805 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #57066 in Police Procedurals (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

13. Rather Be the Devil (A Rebus Novel) (2018)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfAs he settles into an uneasy retirement, Rebus has given up his favorite vices. There’s just one habit he can’t shake: he can’t let go of an unsolved case. It’s the only pastime he has left, and up until now, it’s the only one that wasn’t threatening to kill him. But when Rebus starts reexamining the facts behind the long-ago murder of a glamorous woman at a luxurious hotel, the past comes roaring back to life with a vengeance. And as soon as Rebus starts asking questions about the long-forgotten crime, a fresh body materializes. As he connects…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

14. Exit Music (2008)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfUnusual book…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

15. BLACK & BLUE: An Inspector Rebus Novel #8 (2002)

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPaperback Publisher: Orion Books Ltd (2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0752809482 ISBN-13: 978-0752809489 ASIN: B001UC0BOM Package Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.4 x 1.4 inches Shipping Weight: 12 ounces Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 105 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #15,050,304 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #54312 in Police Procedurals (Books) #30869 in Hard-Boiled Mystery Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Ian Rankin

Best Ian Rankin Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

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Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of the Legendary 30 Assault Unit

Author(s): Fleming, Ian; Rankin, Nicholas
Publisher: Faber & Faber, Year: 2011, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2086294

Hide And Seek

Author(s): Ian Rankin
Publisher: Orion, Year: 2008, Size: 256 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 406420

Doors Open

Author(s): Ian Rankin
Publisher: Orion, Year: 2008, Size: 288 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 433666

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly chart-busters according to USA Today, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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