By Ian Rankin
While a former soldier and recluse murders 17-year-old scholars at a complicated Edinburgh boarding university, Rebus instantly suspects there's extra to the case than meets the attention. military investigators appear to snoop round the scene of the crime, and hyperlinks among the killer and a neighborhood crew of "Goths" (a morbid clique of black-clad kids who hearken to heavy steel song) start to floor. yet simply as Rebus unearths himself within the thick of the homicide inquiry, he's threatened with suspension from the police strength: a guy who have been menacing his companion and pal, Detective Sergeant Siobhan Clarke, dies within the similar condominium fireplace that has left Rebus with terrible, painful burns. Rebus is instantly suspected of foul play. Now Rebus is confronted with harrowing missions: He needs to get to the foundation of the boarding university killing at the same time he attempts to transparent his personal identify.
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