In a House of Lies

In a House of Lies


Everyone has something to hide
A missing private investigator is found, locked in a car hidden deep in the woods. Worse still - both for his family and the police - is that his body was in an area that had already been searched.

Everyone has secrets
Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is part of a new inquiry, combing through the mistakes of the original case. There were always suspicions over how the investigation was handled and now - after a decade without answers - it's time for the truth.

Nobody is innocent
Every officer involved must be questioned, and it seems everyone on the case has something to hide, and everything to lose. But there is one man who knows where the trail may lead - and that it could be the end of him: John Rebus.

Title:In a House of Lies
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    In a House of Lies Reviews

  • Paromjit

    So Ian Rankin gives us the 22nd in the Edinburgh series featuring the iconic DI John Rebus, except Rebus is retired, although when was that ever going to stop him? He may well have given up the fags a...

  • Nat K

    ”Who is it exactly that you’ve been speaking to, Siobhan?”“He’s an ex-cop. Been retired a few years. And if I know him, he’ll be turning up here in the next ten or fifteen minutes.”“F...

  • Andrew Smith

    There’s no doubt that Ian Rankin is one of Britain’s finest crime fiction writers, in recent times maybe the best of all. But he’s now having to address a problem of his own making: by allowing ...

  • Tucker

    Although John Rebus is retired and suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, he is drawn into Siobhan Clarke’s latest investigation. A skeleton is discovered in the woods and later deter...

  • Bill Lynas

    Ian Rankin's legendary creation John Rebus may have retired from the police force, but he's lost none of his investigation skills. With over twenty books in the Rebus series Rankin, like the detective...

  • Stephen Robert Collins

    First this not an Inspector Rebus because he is now 72 finished he is past it, not even been brought back for cold cases. This perfect example of money wasted as police officers are made to retire at ...

  • John Martin

    Time Rebus retired for goodI’ve been a fan of Ian Rankin’s Rebus from his early books but I think it’s time for one of us to part company.Earlier books were cutting edge but I found this one to ...

  • Lou

    I have a soft spot for Rebus given it was this series that got me interested in reading crime fiction in the first place, and I can't believe we still have new additions to it so many years after it b...

  • Kathy

    Not five star is the determination of the correct edition I actually read since it does not appear in the long list of editions. I could monkey with it, but I won't. Mine is US edition from Little Bro...

  • Sandy

    Now the looong wait for to follow....