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Strip Jack #1: Strip Jack

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Publisher Comments:

Gregor Jack has it all: young, wealthy, and charming, he's a highly respected member of Parliament, with a  beautiful wife--and a closet bursting with skeletons.  When he's caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh brothel, his house of cards begins to topple.  Enter Detective John Rebus: he smells a set-up.  When Jack's flamboyant wife Elizabeth disappears, Rebus uncovers a full-house of orgies, drunken parties, an incestuous "Pack" of deceitful chums...and ultimately Elizabeth's badly beaten body.  Now Rebus is on a new quest--to find a killer who holds all the cards. 
 
Strip Jack is a stellar entry in Ian Rankin's series, which The New York Times calls "A superior series."

Synopsis:

What begins as a case of typical British indiscretion, when a prominent member of Parliament is caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh brothel, turns into a nasty murder investigation when his party-happy wife is soon found beaten to death. It's up to Inspector Rebus to learn whether the MP is self-destructing, or the victim of a cruel set-up at the hands of a bitter rival. An intricately plotted mystery set in the high-stakes world of British society and politics. Martin's Press.

Synopsis:

When respected MP Gregor Jack is caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh brothel and his flamboyant wife Elizabeth suddenly disappears, John Rebus smells a set-up. And when Elizabeth's badly beaten body is found, Rebus is suddenly up against a killer who holds all the cards..

About the Author

Ian Rankin is a worldwide #1 bestselling writer and has won an Edgar Award, a Gold Dagger for fiction, a Diamond Dagger for career excellence, and the Chandler-Fulbright Award.  He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two sons. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312965143
Author:
Rankin, Ian
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Edinburgh (scotland)
Subject:
Edinburgh (Scotland) Fiction.
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Strip Jack
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20090217
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 2 in 1 lb

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Product details 320 pages St. Martin's Press - English 9780312965143 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , What begins as a case of typical British indiscretion, when a prominent member of Parliament is caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh brothel, turns into a nasty murder investigation when his party-happy wife is soon found beaten to death. It's up to Inspector Rebus to learn whether the MP is self-destructing, or the victim of a cruel set-up at the hands of a bitter rival. An intricately plotted mystery set in the high-stakes world of British society and politics. Martin's Press.
"Synopsis" by ,
When respected MP Gregor Jack is caught in a police raid on an Edinburgh brothel and his flamboyant wife Elizabeth suddenly disappears, John Rebus smells a set-up. And when Elizabeth's badly beaten body is found, Rebus is suddenly up against a killer who holds all the cards..

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