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St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780312617165528 Pages
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A 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).
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