By Ian Rankin

Seventeen-year-olds are killed through an ex-Army loner who has long gone off the rails. As Detective Inspector John Rebus places it, 'there's no mystery...except the why'. yet this question takes Rebus into the center of a shattered group. Ex-Army himself, Rebus turns into serious about the killer, and unearths he isn't by myself. military investigators are at the scene, and won't be shaken off. The killer had pals and enemies to spare and left at the back of a legacy of secrets and techniques and lies. Rebus has greater than his proportion of private difficulties, too. He's clean out of medical institution, arms seriously bandaged, and he won't say the way it occurred. may there be a reference to a house-fire and the unlucky demise of a petty legal who were harassing Rebus's colleague Siobhan Clarke? Rebus's bosses appear to imagine so...

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