Ian Rankin - Bleeding Hearts
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A shot rings out, and the woman dies instantly. But she was t alone on the steps of the London hotel. A number of other people could also have been the intended target of the invisible sniper. But the assassin, Michael Weston, kws he has carried out his assignment successfully. One mistake was eugh. A long time ago, a young American girl had accidentally received the fatal bullet. After all those years, the father of the dead girl still had a private eye named Hoffer, on a permanent retainer, to track him down. Every time Weston completed a job, he knew Hoffer would t be far behind. But why had the police been on the scene so quickly? Weston has to find out, even if it means coming face to face with Hoffer ...
Author(s) Ian Rankin
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Date of Publication 19/07/2001
Subject Crime, Thriller & Adventure
Series Title A Jack Harvey novel
Place of Publication London
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Imprint Orion mass market paperback
Out-of-print date 22/04/2007
Content Note OME
Weight 230 g
Width 111 mm
Height 177 mm
Spine 26 mm
Format Details A-format paperback
Edition Statement New edition
Author Biography Born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960, Ian Rankin graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, and then spent three years writing novels when he was supposed to be working towards a PhD in Scottish Literature. His first Rebus novel was published in 1987, and the Rebus books are now translated into twenty-two languages and are bestsellers on several continents. Ian Rankin has been elected a Hawthornden Fellow, and is also a past winner of the Chandler-Fulbright Award. He is the recipient of four Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards including the prestigious Diamond Dagger in 2005. In 2004, Ian won America's celebrated Edgar Award for 'Resurrection Men'. He has also been shortlisted for the Edgar and Anthony Awards in the USA, and won Denmark's Palle Rosenkrantz Prize, the French Grand Prix du Roman Noir and the Deutscher Krimipreis. Ian Rankin is also the recipient of honorary degrees from the universities of Abertay, St Andrews and Edinburgh. A contributor to BBC2's 'Newsnight Review', he also presented his own TV series, 'Ian Rankin's Evil Thoughts'. He recently received the OBE for services to literature, opting to receive the prize in his home city of Edinburgh, where he lives with his partner and two sons.
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