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The ninth Inspector Rebus novel from the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES.

‘Masterly’ SUNDAY TIMES
‘Ian Rankin is a genius’ Lee Child

DI John Rebus is hard at work on multiple cases. Not only is he on the trail of a WWII war criminal – he’s also become entangled in a dangerous battle between two rival gangs.

But when his daughter is the victim of an all too professional hit-and-run, there’s nothing Rebus won’t do to bring down the prime suspect.

Even if it means making a deal with the devil . . .

Reviews

They call his work crime fiction, but the adjective is superfluous ... these novels are totally absorbing. Once I start reading one, all else goes by the board till I have finished it
SPECTATOR
Rankin's handling of the gangland plot, culminating in a sting designed to entrap the multi-national mobsters as they raid a huge drug-making plant is masterly
SUNDAY TIMES
No one in Britain writes better crime novels today
EVENING STANDARD
An addictive writer ... a remarkable talent
SPECTATOR
No one writes more gripping stories than Rankin
TLS
One of British crime writing's greatest characters: alongside Holmes, Poirot and Morse
DAILY MAIL
Ian Rankin is a genius
Lee Child