Tooth and Nail / Strip Jack

Tooth and Nail Strip Jack Tooth NailThey call him the Wolfman because he takes a bite out of his victims and because they found the first victim in the East End s lonely Wolf Street Scotland Yard are anxious to find the killer

  • Title: Tooth and Nail / Strip Jack
  • Author: Ian Rankin
  • ISBN: 9781407230191
  • Page: 174
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tooth NailThey call him the Wolfman because he takes a bite out of his victims and because they found the first victim in the East End s lonely Wolf Street Scotland Yard are anxious to find the killer and Inspector Rebus is drafted in to help But his Scotland Yard opposite number, George Flight, isn t happy at yet interference, and Rebus finds himself dealinTooth NailThey call him the Wolfman because he takes a bite out of his victims and because they found the first victim in the East End s lonely Wolf Street Scotland Yard are anxious to find the killer and Inspector Rebus is drafted in to help But his Scotland Yard opposite number, George Flight, isn t happy at yet interference, and Rebus finds himself dealing with racial prejudice as well as the predations of a violent maniac When Rebus is offered a serial killer profile of the Wolfman by an attractive female psychologist, it s too good an opportunity to miss But in finding an ally, he may have given his enemies an easy means of attack.Strip JackGregor Jack, MP, well liked, young, married to the fiery Elizabeth to the outside world a very public success story But Jack s carefully nurtured career plans take a tumble after a mistake during a police raid on a notorious Edinburgh brothel Then Elizabeth disappears, a couple of bodies float into view where they shouldn t, and a lunatic speaks from his asylum Initially Rebus is sympathetic to the MP s dilemma who hasn t occasionally succumbed to temptation but with the disappearance of Jack s wife the glamour surrounding the popular young man begins to tarnish Someone wants to strip Jack naked and Rebus wants to know why.

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    1. Tooth and Nail & Strip Jack by Ian RankinI love Rebus, and it wasn't until I was reading two murder mysteries side by side that I realised how much a better writer Rankin is. Not only were the plots excellent, but Rankin injects little thoughts from Rebus that make you smile, even if you've just been faced with a bloody body.The first book, Tooth and Nail was the weaker of the two. Rebus had been called down to London to help George Flight with a serial killer. Although it was good, I prefer [...]

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