Author(s): Ian Rankin
The fifteenth Inspector Rebus novel from the SUNDAY TIMES No. 1 bestselling author.
An illegal immigrant is found murdered in an Edinburgh housing scheme. Rebus is drawn into the case, but has other problems: his old police station has closed for business, and his masters want him to retire. But Rebus is stubborn. As he investigates, he must visit an asylum seekers' detention centre, deal with the sleazy Edinburgh underworld, and maybe even fall in love...
Siobhan meanwhile has problems of her own. A teenager has disappeared and Siobhan must help the family, which means getting close to a convicted rapist. Then there's the small matter of the two skeletons found buried beneath a cellar floor in Fleshmarket Close. An elaborate stunt - but whose, and for what purpose? And how can it tie to the murder on the housing-scheme known as Knoxland?
Reissued in the stunning new livery alongside EXIT MUSIC - new in paperback. New for this edition - specially commissioned Reading Group Notes. Ian Rankin is a regular No.1 bestseller and Guardian fastseller. He has won numerous awards, including the CWA Gold Dagger and the Edgar Award. Ian Rankin makes up more than 10% of all UK crime sales. He also constantly gets excellent reviews: 'FLESHMARKET CLOSE is Rankin's best novel yet and that's saying something' Observer 'Another class act from Rebus' Sunday Express '[An] exceptionally well plotted book, which is guaranteed to hook you and keep you hooked for a very long time' Sunday Telegraph 'Rankin is a phenomenon ... totally absorbing' Spectator 'As always, Rankin proves himself the master of his own milieu ... In FLESHMARKET CLOSE he has triumphed again. There cannot be a better crime novelist writing' Daily Mail
Ian Rankin is a No.1 bestseller, and has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Diamond Dagger. He lives in Edinburgh, and in 2003 received an OBE for his services to literature.