The Complaints

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Little, Brown, Mar 7, 2011 - Fiction - 448 pages
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Nobody likes The Complaints--they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as "The Dark Side," and it's where Malcolm Fox works. He's a serious man with a father in a nursing home and a sister who persists in an abusive relationship, frustrating problems about which he cannot seem to do anything.

Then the reluctant Fox is given a new case. There's a cop named Jamie Breck, and he's dirty. The problem is, no one can prove it. As Fox takes on the job, he learns that there's more to Breck than anyone thinks--dangerous knowledge, especially when a vicious murder takes place far too close to home.

In THE COMPLAINTS, Rankin proves again why he is one of the world's most beloved and bestselling crime writers, mixing unstoppable pacing with the deeper question of who decides right from wrong.

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User Review  - quiBee - LibraryThing

The Complaints are an unloved department in the Police who try to ferret out corruption and wrong-doing in the Force. Malcolm Fox and a small crew go to investigate a Branch to see how, or if they ... Read full review

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User Review  - idiotgirl - LibraryThing

Rankin has a new post-Rebus character. Cop who is part of internal affairs group. This is a very complex and "talky" novel. Not sure I entirely enjoyed it. But still enjoy the city. Willing to try the new character again. (Audible, always listen for the voices.) Read full review

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Ian Rankin is a #1 international bestselling author. Winner of an Edgar Award and the recipient of a Gold Dagger for fiction and the Chandler-Fulbright Award, he lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with his wife and their two sons.

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