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A Question of Blood

A Question of Blood (Paperback, New edition)

By Rankin, Ian

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 shattered 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 harassing Rebus's colleague Siobhan Clarke? Rebus's bosses seem to think so...
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ISBN 9780752858401
Released NZ 4 Mar 2004
Publisher Orion Publishing
Format Paperback, New edition
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ISBN-13 9780752858401
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Orion mass market paperback
Released 4 Mar 2004
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Rankin, Ian
Category Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 448
Dimensions Width: 111mm
Height: 178mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code 823.914
Weight 244g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade