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The Naming of the Dead (An Inspector Rebus Novel) by  Ian Rankin - First Edition - 2007 - from The Book Scouts and Biblio.com

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The Naming of the Dead (An Inspector Rebus Novel)

by Rankin, Ian

Condition: Very Good /Very Good


Little, Brown and Company. Hardcover. 0316057576 American first edition, first printing. Published by Little Brown in 2007. Contains numberline 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Jacket is in Very Good + condition. Back of jacket has a little wrinkle half way across bottom Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Fine condition with no bumps or marks. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Oversize and heavy items may require additional postage. All books are marked down 35% until February 1, 2019. Start stocking up now! . Very Good. 2007. First Edition.

The leaders of the free world descend on Scotland for an international conference, and every cop in the country is needed for front-line duty...except one. John Rebus's reputation precedes him, and his bosses don't want him anywhere near Presidents Bush and Putin, which explains why he's manning an abandoned police station when a call comes in. During a preconference dinner at Edinburgh Castle, a delegate has fallen to his death. Accident, suicide, or something altogether more sinister? And is it linked to a grisly find close to the site of the gathering? Are the world's most powerful men at risk from a killer? While the government and secret services attempt to hush the whole thing up, Rebus knows he has only seventy-two hours to find the answers.




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