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Detective Inspector John Rebus, based in Edinburgh, features in many of Ian Rankin's novels, and has also been the focal character in a television series based on the novels.   

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Ian Rankin's "Fleshmarket Close"

"Fleshmarket Close" (published as "Fleshmarket Alley" in the U.S.) was the fifteenth book in the series of Inspector Rebus novels by Ian Rankin. What do you remember about the story?
Average (10 qns)
183 plays
Rebus: 'Hide & Seek' by Ian Rankin

Another murder and another mystery for Ian Rankin's Edinburgh-based detective John Rebus. 'Hide & Seek' was the second novel in the series.
Average (15 qns)
276 plays
Ian Rankin's John Rebus: The Trivia Trail

If you have read the Rebus novels of Ian Rankin (and were paying attention) or if you have played the Rebus quizzes on this site (and were paying attention) you should be able to answer this series of Rebus trivia questions.
Average (15 qns)
240 plays
Ian Rankin's "A Question of Blood"

"A Question of Blood" was the fourteenth book in the series of Inspector Rebus novels by Ian Rankin. What do you remember about the story?
Average (10 qns)
117 plays
"Rebus": "Knots & Crosses" by Ian Rankin

British crime fiction has produced a long line of detective heroes and the tradition was well maintained in Ian Rankin's 20-book "Rebus" series, which was based in Edinburgh. These questions are about the first book.
Average (10 qns)
282 plays
Rebus: "The Black Book" by Ian Rankin

Things turned very personal for Detective Inspector John Rebus when he reopened an old investigation in 'The Black Book' - an investigation that some people wanted halted, at any cost.
Average (15 qns)
231 plays
Rebus: 'Mortal Causes' by Ian Rankin

Links between Northern Ireland terrorists and their Scottish supporters provided the background to 'Mortal Causes', the sixth case for Ian Rankin's Edinburgh-based detective, John Rebus.
Average (15 qns)
189 plays
Rebus: "Strip Jack" by Ian Rankin

A routine operation was followed by a murder enquiry for Detective Inspector John Rebus in 'Strip Jack', the fourth book in the series by Ian Rankin about the Edinburgh-based policeman.
Tough (10 qns)
198 plays
Rebus: "The Naming Of The Dead", by Ian Rankin

Murder and suicide featured in this John Rebus novel. With his authorities intent on keeping the Edinburgh-based detective well away from the main events of the 2005 G8 conference, Rebus made a chilling discovery; a killer was on the loose.
Tough (10 qns)
141 plays
Rebus: "Set In Darkness" by Ian Rankin

The more things are changing, the more they're the same is a thought that crossed John Rebus's mind. As Scotland prepared for a new Parliament - and a new future - he was faced with the same old vices: murder and greed.
Tough (15 qns)
177 plays
Ian Rankin Novels

My favourite author. I thought it was about time he had a quiz.
Average (10 qns)
585 plays
Rebus: 'Tooth & Nail' by Ian Rankin

Another case, and another serial serial killer on the loose. John Rebus was in strange pastures for 'Tooth & Nail', the third book in the series.
Average (10 qns)
192 plays
Rebus: 'Black and Blue' by Ian Rankin

A man ends up dead in one of Edinburgh's meanest estates and that should be plenty of work for D/I John Rebus, yet he can't stop poking his nose into the hunt for a serial killer.
Average (15 qns)
201 plays
Rebus: "Resurrection Men", by Ian Rankin

Detective Inspector John Rebus had a complex mind. He saw details where others saw only shadows. In "Resurrection Men" he had to deal with murder, drugs and corruption - and hope to come out of the other end in one piece.
Tough (10 qns)
135 plays
Rebus: "Exit Music" by Ian Rankin

The end was near for John Rebus, Edinburgh's best-known detective. Ten days from retirement and another murder came across his desk. Everyone else thought it was a simple mugging gone wrong, but not Rebus...
Average (15 qns)
153 plays
Rebus: "Let It Bleed" by Ian Rankin

Detective Inspector John Rebus was a man who saw things in black and white, but could he learn to accept that 'a greater public good' could outweigh a crime - even murder? 'Let It Bleed' was the seventh Rebus case.
Tough (15 qns)
207 plays
Rebus: 'Dead Souls' by Ian Rankin

A missing youth, a serial killer on the loose and an unexplained death were all puzzles for John Rebus, the Edinburgh-based detective, in 'Dead Souls'.
Average (20 qns)
159 plays
Rebus: "The Falls" by Ian Rankin

What was the connection between an internet role-playing game and the disappearance of a young student? That was what D/I John Rebus and his CID colleagues were trying to establish in 'The Falls".
Average (10 qns)
141 plays
Ian Rankin's Rebus

A quiz to test your knowledge on the Ian Rankin police character Inspector Rebus. Have fun!
Tough (10 qns)
399 plays
Rebus: "The Hanging Garden" by Ian Rankin

A turf war was being fought between two criminal gangs in Edinburgh and as usual Detective Inspector John Rebus was in the thick of it.
Average (10 qns)
186 plays
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