In a House of Lies

By Ian Rankin
Read by James MacPherson

The Inspector Rebus Series: Book 22


Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • $105.99

    ISBN: 9781549177378

Runtime: 11.67 Hours
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Audience: Adult
Language: English



A USA Today Pick of New Books

A new investigation threatens to unearth skeletons from Rebus’ past.

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 missing man complained that there was a police cover-up. As Clarke and her team investigate the cold case murder, she soon learns a different side of her mentor, a side he would prefer to keep in the past.

A gripping story of corruption and consequences, this new novel demonstrates that Rankin and Rebus are still at the top of their game.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Loved In a House of Lies. How does Rebus keep on getting better and better? Ian Rankin is a genius.” Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Brilliant.” Evening Standard (London)
“This latest entry shows how wise Rankin was to bring his curmudgeonly copper back from retirement.” Guardian (London)
“Rankin once again finds a clever and believable way of getting Rebus back in the game.” Booklist
“Rankin remains a master of the contemporary police procedural.” Publishers Weekly
“Newcomers to the series may be drawn in by the plot twists, pithy dialog, and dark underside of Edinburgh, but readers of the previous entries will enjoy a deeper appreciation of the intricacies of the relationships and events.” Library Journal



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Author Bio: Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin is an award-winning crime writer best known for his Inspector Rebus novels, including the New York Times bestsellers Rather Be the Devil and Even Dogs in the Wild. He is a winner of the Edgar Award and the Crime Writers of America’s Gold Dagger Award, among others, and was the recipient of a Raymond Chandler Fulbright Fellowship.

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Available Formats : Library CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 11.67
Audience: Adult
Language: English