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  1. Auld-Yin

    The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing

    This is a very quirky but very enjoyable book. The eponymous hero is an Heir Hunter based in Edinburgh who is very down on his luck, owing money to some very dodgy people when he comes across a case, handed to him by his friendly local plod. This gives him a chance to get in front, identify...
  2. Trilby

    Edinburgh at War 1939-45

    Craig Armstong's 'Edinburgh at War 1939-45' forms part of the Pen & Sword series 'Your Towns & Cities in World War Two'. Its 216 densely-packed pages represent quite an achievement, covering Edinburgh's seven years of war in a fair amount of detail over seven chapters of varying lengths, one...
  3. Auld-Yin

    In A House of Lies

    The Rebus series of stories have been a huge success and this book is a worthy addition to that list. Rankin has stated that he has always kept Rebus in real time so this sees the story not so much about him, but about a murder case he worked on 12 years previously while Rebus himself is a...
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