Saints of the Shadow Bible

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Saints of the Shadow Bible
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First edition
Author Ian Rankin
CountryScotland
LanguageEnglish
Series Inspector Rebus
Genre Detective fiction
PublisherOrion
Publication date
7 November 2013
Media typePrint
Pages336
ISBN 1409144747
OCLC 60794519
Preceded by Standing in Another Man's Grave  
Followed by Even Dogs in the Wild  

Saints of the Shadow Bible is the nineteenth instalment in the bestselling Inspector Rebus series of crime novels, published in 2013. [1] [2] [3]

When Rebus starts at Summerhill police station and is "learning the ropes" from Detective Inspector Stefan Gilmour, he realised that Gilmour's dead hero Charlie Cruikshank has suppressed evidence that could have exonerated Joseph Blay, who was hanged. But Rebus said to Gilmour that he will not take the matter to "The Complaints" as "what good would that do?". So Gilmour says "Welcome to the Saints of the Shadow Bible, John" and after a moment's hesitation Rebus returns the handshake. [4]

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References

  1. "Ian Rankin's official website - Books - Saints of the Shadow Bible" . Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  2. "Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin – review". The Guardian. 16 November 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  3. "Saints of the Shadow Bible, By Ian Rankin - Review". The Independent . 1 December 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  4. Dead and Buried (short story)