Part of the A Rebus Novel series
The sixth Inspector Rebus novel from the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES. 'An outstanding creation' SUNDAY TELEGRAPHIt is August in Edinburgh and the Festival is in full swing...
A brutally tortured body is discovered in one of the city's ancient subterranean streets and marks on the corpse cause Rebus to suspect the involvement of sectarian activists.
The prospect of a terrorist atrocity in a city heaving with tourists is almost unthinkable.
When the victim turns out to be the son of a notorious gangster, Rebus realises he is sitting atop a volcano of mayhem - and it's just about to erupt.