Publication: Orion, 1993, London
First edition. Signed by the author on the title page along with his tic-tac-toe drawing. Fine in dust jacket. The fifth Inspector John Rebus novel. When a local butcher is stabbed, the investigation leads Rebus to conclude that the attack is somehow connected to a years-old unsolved arson-homicide case. Despite warnings from his superiors to leave the case alone, Rebus begins unraveling the tenuous threads that lead him toward a dangerous secret from the past.
Inventory Number: 46975