Ian Rankin is now a NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING author in both hardcover and mass-market. THE FALLS was the bestselling adult novel of last Christmas. Never before published in one volume, most of these stories will be unfamiliar to Rankin's fans There has been an amazing appetite for all of Ian's writing. THE JACK HARVEY NOVELS alone have done more than 50,000 copies in trade paperback.
Ian Rankin was born in the Kingdom of Fife in 1960. In 1997 he was awarded the Macallan Gold Dagger for Fiction for BLACK AND BLUE. His subsequent Rebus novels have all been international bestsellers. He lives with his wife and two sons in Edinburgh.