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A Song for the Dark Times

with Ian Rankin
Hosted by CBC’s Alan Neal

A Song for the Dark Times

with Ian Rankin
Hosted by CBC’s Alan Neal
4
Sunday
Oct
2:00pm
Please RSVP for this
Free event
Ian Rankin - Photo by Hamish Brown

We welcome iconic global bestseller Ian Rankin back to our (virtual) stage for a chat with CBC’s Alan Neal on the latest must-read Rebus thriller, A Song for the Dark Times. 

 

“He's gone...”

 

When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it’s not good news. Her husband has been missing for two days.

 

Rebus fears the worst—and knows from his lifetime in the police that his daughter will be the prime suspect.

 

He wasn’t the best father—the job always came first—but now his daughter needs him more than ever. But is he going as a father or as a detective?

 

As he leaves at dawn to drive to the windswept coast—and a small town with big secrets—he wonders whether this might be the first time in his life where the truth is the one thing he doesn’t want to find…

 

A limited number of signed books are available from our friends at Perfect Books.

 

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