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The Hanging Garden
The Hanging Garden
by Ian Rankin
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hanging On Every Word, April 12 2000
Ian Rankin captivates the reader again with this intriguing novel about gang turf wars, Nazi war criminals, prostitutes shipped to Britain from Bosnia, and crooked business deals with Japanese gangsters. Reality hits home when personal tragedy confronts Inspector John Rebus - his daughter is the target of a hit-and-run which appears to be related to the cases Inspector Rebus is currently pursuing. As usual, he becomes irretrievably involved in all these sub-plots to the detriment of his personal and professional relationships. This is all par for the course as Inspector Rebus cannot help but find some sort of tie-in between each case. Ian Rankin puts a very real face on the workings of a city's police force. The humor is always there with great one-liners courtesy of Inspector Rebus, usually uttered when he is on the carpet in front of his superiors. And there's an unexpected and interesting twist at the end.

Outlander
Outlander
by Diana Gabaldon
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
50 used & new from CDN$ 3.85

4.0 out of 5 stars The Outlander - an Outstanding read!, Nov. 30 1999
This review is from: Outlander (Mass Market Paperback)
I thoroughly enjoyed the Outlander, although I was rather hesitant at the start as I really did not consider myself a reader of romance novels. However, I was soon captivated by the story line, the descriptive text and pace of the action, and eagerly sought out the other books in the series. I have read all four books twice, and intend to start over again. I recommend all four for the intricate plots and colorful characters.

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