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A Question of Blood

A Question of Blood (Paperback)

By Rankin, Ian

A shooting incident at a private school just north of Edinburgh. Two seventeen-year olds killed by an ex-Army loner who has gone off the rails. As Detective Inspector John Rebus puts it, 'there's no mystery'...except the why. But this question takes Rebus into the heart of a shat...tered community. Ex-army himself, Rebus becomes fascinated by the killer, and finds he is not alone. Army investigators are on the scene, and won't be shaken off.The killer had friends and enemies to spare - ranging from civic leaders to the local Goths - leaving behind a legacy of secrets and lies. Rebus has more than his share of personal problems, too. He's fresh out of hospital, hands heavily bandaged, and he won't say how it happened. Could there be a connection with a house-fire and the unfortunate death of a petty criminal who had been harrassing Rebus's colleague Siobhan Clarke? Rebus's bosses seem to think so...
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ISBN 9780752851112
Released NZ 1 Sep 2004
Publisher Orion Publishing
Format Paperback
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Series A Rebus Novel
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ISBN-13 9780752851112
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Orion
Released 1 Sep 2004
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Rankin, Ian
Series A Rebus Novel
Category Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 34mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 618g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Rebus, Inspector (Fictitious character), Fiction, Police, Scotland, Edinburgh
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade