Book reviews







Review: Hide and Seek, by Ian Rankin

A dead junkie is found in an Edinburgh squat, the victim of an overdose. To most cops, that’s barely worth a mention. To John Rebus, it looks like a crime. I didn’t love the first…




Review: Knots and Crosses, by Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin is universally considered to be one of Britain’s greatest living writers of crime fiction. He has been called “the Scottish Ed McBain”, and as an admirer of McBain’s work, I was keen to…