Ian Rankin
1960-
 

Ian Rankin was born in Cardenden, Scotland. He obtained a degree in English Literature at Edinburgh University. In 1986, he moved to London. He worked as a secretary at the National Folktale Centre before becoming a journalist. In 1990, he moved to France. In 1996, he returned to Scotland. In 1987, he created 'John Rebus', a Detective Inspector in Edinburgh. He also wrote under the pseudonym 'Jack Harvey'.
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Titles and year of publication:
 
'John Rebus' Novels
 1) Knots & Crosses  1987
 2) Hide & Seek  1990
 3) A Good Hanging and Other Stories (short stories)  1992
 4) Wolfman (Also published as: Tooth & Nail)  1992
 5) Strip Jack  1992
 6) The Black Book  1993
 7) Mortal Causes  1994
 8) Let It Bleed  1995
 9) Black and Blue (Gold Dagger Award)  1997
10) The Hanging Garden  1998
11) Death Is Not the End (novella)  1998
12) Dead Souls  1999
13) Set in Darkness  2000
14) The Falls  2001
15) Resurrection Men  2002
16) A Question of Blood  2003
17) Fleshmarket Close  2004
18) The Naming of the Dead  2006
19) Exit Music  2007
20) Standing in Another Man's Grave  2012
21) Saints of the Shadow Bible  2013
22) The Beat Goes On: The Complete Rebus Stories (short stories)  2014
23) Even Dogs in the Wild  2015
24) Rather Be the Devil  2016
Other Novels
 1) The Flood  1986
 2) Watchman  1988
 3) Westwind  1990
 4) Herbert in Motion and Other Stories (short stories)  1997
 5) The Complete Short Stories (short stories, with 12 stories featuring John Rebus)  2005
 6) Doors Open  2008
 7) The Complaints  2009
 8) The Impossible Dead  2011
 9) Dark Road (with Mark Thomson)  2014
As 'Jack Harvey'
 1) Witch Hunt  1993
 2) Bleeding Hearts  1994
 3) Bloodhunt  1995

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