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.’MARIAN KEYES’Phenomenal … The ending is going to floor readers. Everyone is going to be talking about this!’MICK HERRON’Magnificent – beautifully written, clever – and what an ending!’KATE MOSSE’Peerless. Immaculately crafted, gripping, intricately textured. By turns wry, brutal, unflinching, heart-filled.’SARAH VAUGHAN’The standout novel from one of the great storytellers of our generation … The kind of ending you won’t ever forget.’CHRIS WHITAKER* * * * *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