This is book 21 in the Rebus series which features John Rebus as a now retired detective based in Edinburgh. The city is teeming with criminals and law breakers right now but it is not the modern crime that is interesting Rebus , no he is distracted in his retirement by an old case that won't move out of his head while now also being cursed ill health from his previous diabolical lifestyle. I like Rebus , he is very rough about the edges but there is that bit of vulnerability to him now that makes him all the more likeable.
New and old crimes and criminals combine in this book with a woman at the helm in the police force in the form of DI Siobhan Clarke who is rightfully taking no crap from anyone .
This is a book to read on your own where it's quiet with no distractions as there is a lot of characters and things going on but it is well worth it! A must read for all Rebus fans .
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