Let It Bleed – Ian Rankin

More Rebus in an attempt to crack the chronology, Let It Bleed precedes Black & Blue and starts with an epic car chase through snowy Edinburgh and onto the Forth Road Bridge.

When the two young crims choose commit suicide rather than answer questions as to their kidnapping of the Lord Provost’s daughter, and a recently released con chooses to blow his head off at a local councillor’s constituency meeting, Rebus finds himself drawn into the murky worlds of politics – both high establishment clay pigeon shoots and gangland council estates.

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