Synopses & Reviews
Resurrection Men: Inspector John Rebus has messed up badly this time, so badly that he is sent to a kind of reform school for damaged cops. While there among the last-chancers known as resurrection men, he joins a covert mission to gain evidence of a drug heist orchestrated by three of his classmates. When Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke discovers her investigation of an art dealer's murder is tied to Rebus's inquiry, the two - prot?g? and mentor - join forces.A Question of Blood: When a former soldier and recluse murders two 17-year-old students at a posh Edinburgh boarding school, Rebus immediately suspects there is more to the case than meets the eye. But just as Rebus finds himself in the thick of the murder inquiry, he's threatened with suspension from the police force: a man who had been menacing his partner and friend, Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke, dies in the same house fire that has left Rebus with horrible, painful burns.Fleshmarket Alley: Inspector John Rebus has confronted Edinburgh's most hardened criminals ? but nothing could have prepared him for what he finds on Fleshmarket Alley. In the city's red-light district, men live out their sordid fantasies, and women with no other choice sell their bodies to make a buck. In its seediest clubs, refugees seeking asylum are subjected to the whims of the most ruthless characters in the crime world ? men Rebus knows all too well.