THE BRAND NEW REBUS THRILLER FROM THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER. ONE OF THE MUST-READ NOVELS OF THE YEAR. 'I loved it - Rebus is one of fiction's greatest creations' MARIAN KEYESJohn Rebus
stands accused: the once legendary detective is on trial, facing the rest of his life behind bars.
How does a hero turn villain?
Or have times changed, and the rules with them?Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke
tackles Edinburgh's most explosive case in years, as a corrupt cop harbouring huge secrets goes missing.
But is her loyalty to the police or the public? And who can she trust when nobody is truly innocent - including her former mentor Rebus - and a killer walks among them? As the time comes to choose sides, it becomes clear: after a lifetime of lies, the truth will break your heart...
* * * * *PRAISE FOR A HEART FULL OF HEADSTONES:
'I loved it hugely! Rebus is one of fiction's greatest creations
... The ending is going to floor readers. Everyone is going to be talking about this!
- beautifully written, clever - and what an ending!
'Peerless. Immaculately crafted, gripping
, intricately textured. By turns wry, brutal, unflinching, heart-filled
'The standout novel from one of the great storytellers of our generation ... The kind of ending you won't ever forget
* * * * *PRAISE FOR THE ICONIC NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER IAN RANKIN:
'Ian Rankin is a genius'LEE CHILD
'Rebus is one of British crime writing's greatest characters: alongside Holmes, Poirot and Morse'DAILY MAIL
'Whatever he writes, it will be worth reading ... Rankin has redefined the genre'GUARDIAN
'The arrival of a Rankin novel remains one of life's pleasures'EXPRESS
'Rankin is a phenomenon'SPECTATOR
'Worthy of Agatha Christie at her best'SCOTSMAN
'The king of crime fiction'SUNDAY EXPRESS
'Great fiction, full stop'THE TIMES