Hide and Seek

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Macmillan, Dec 15, 1997 - Fiction - 224 pages
At night the summer sky stays light over Edinburgh. But in a shadowy, crumbling housing development, a junkie lies dead of an overdose, his bruised body surrounded by signs of Satanic worship. John Rebus could call the death and accident--but won't. Instead, he tracks down a violent-tempered young woman who knew the dead boy and heard him cry out his terrifyng last words: "Hide! Hide!" Now, with the help of a bright, conflicted young detective, Rebus is following the girl through a brutal world of bad deals, bad dope and bad company. From a beautiful city's darkest side to the private sanctums of the upper crust, Rebus is seeking the perfect hiding place for a killer.
 

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The second in the Rebus series. The underbelly of the newly moneyed class is at the center of this book, as Rankin begins to put together Rebus's team and environment. Not much backstory - the text ... Read full review

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In the second book in the Rebus series, the author continues to develop the protagonist's character. This is the most enjoyable part of Hide and Seek. The plot slowly unwound to its conclusion and I ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
9
Section 4
31
Section 5
47
Section 6
65
Section 7
81
Section 8
115
Section 9
131
Section 10
133
Section 11
145
Section 12
157
Section 13
179
Section 14
181
Section 15
Section 16

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About the author (1997)

Ian Rankin lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two sons.