Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin

Scots writers protest against Richard Branson’s Edinburgh hotel plans

Some of Scotland’s best-known writers, artists and academics have slammed Edinburgh city council’s decision to permit a Virgin hotel near the Capital’s Central Library.

Ian Rankin has hinted that his Rebus series could be coming to an end. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

The end could be nigh for Rebus, hints Ian Rankin

Acclaimed crime fiction author Ian Rankin has hinted that an end could soon be approaching for his world-famous detective John Rebus.

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Tourists given free Ian Rankin novels in Edinburgh for RebusFest

COPIES of Ian Rankin’s novels were given away free to tourists in Edinburgh on Saturday as part of this weekend’s RebusFest.

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Ken Stott as Rebus (right) and Claire Price as DS Siobhan Clarke. Picture: Contributed

Rebus to return to TV screens after 10 years

Inspector John Rebus is to return to our television screens after ten years off the air, it has been revealed.

Ian Rankin, Picture; Ian Georgeson

Ian Rankin backs protests over oil transfers

Campaigners protesting against plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Moray Firth have been backed by best-selling author Ian Rankin.

Rankin admits he cannot keep up with the pace of change in Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Pace of change in Capital leaves Rankin trailing

IAN RANKIN has admitted he cannot keep up with the changing face of Edinburgh – which is making his books out of date before they are even published.

Ian Rankin will celebrate 30 years of his Inspector Rebus novels in 2017.

Ian Rankin says his books cannot keep pace with changing face of Edinburgh

Ian Rankin has admitted he cannot keep up with the changing face of Edinburgh - which is making his books out of date before they are even published.

Ian Rankin says he can't 'bump off' Rebus. Picture: Jane Barlow

Ian Rankin: ‘I can’t imagine killing off Rebus’

Celebrated crime writer Ian Rankin has admitted he cannot bring himself to kill off his Inspector Rebus character after 30 years.

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Author Ian Rankin outside the Oxford Bar. Picture:  Ian Georgeson

Ian Rankin Interview: ‘I don’t know if I’ll write about Rebus again’

Detective Rebus is out of retirement for one more case. Janet Christie settles into The Oxford Bar to hear more from author Ian Rankin.

The first line of the new Rebus book has been revealed. Picture; stock image

First line of new Rebus novel revealed

The first line of the new Rebus book by Ian Rankin has been revealed ahead of its publication on November 3rd.

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Crime writer Ian Rankin helps police solve an Edinburgh mystery

Rebus author Ian Rankin found himself at the centre of his own crime drama after he was mistaken for a burglar.

Ian Rankin. Picture: Toby Williams

Ian Rankin plans Edinburgh music festival to celebrate Rebus

crime writer Ian Rankin is planning to launch his own music festival in Edinburgh next year, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his Rebus literary collection.

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Ian Rankin will be one of several high-profile figures to perform the show. Picture: PA

Ian Rankin to help read Chilcot Report in its entirety at Fringe show

A host of comedians and authors are to read the entirety of the Chilcot report at the Edinburgh Fringe.

World-renowned crime writer Ian Rankin. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Ian Rankin to run Rebus literary tour for cancer fundraiser

Crime writer Ian Rankin is offering night-time charity walkers the chance to win an exclusive Rebus tour of Edinburgh conducted by himself.

Rebus in action. Picture: Nottinghamshire Police

Ian Rankin pays tribute after ‘Rebus’ run down by police car

IAN RANKIN has paid tribute to a police dog named after his famous fictional detective - after it was mown down by a police 4x4 in a tragic accident.

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Ian Rankin presents Andrew Pettigrew with his certificate. Picture: Sandy Young

Ian Rankin presents teen Edinburgh writer with Pushkin Prize

A TEENAGER has been presented with a prestigious writing award by Rebus author Ian Rankin.

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