is back as a retired civilian reviewing abandoned files. Rebus
and the group he works with appear miserable with where they
are in life, but they're still dedicated at solving the cold
cases. Even in retirement, Rebus continues to aggravate his
superiors. Now that the required retirement age has been changed,
Rebus may reapply. But Rebus' Superior warns Rebus the letter
of recommendation must come from him. Does Rebus' conform?
Not hardly. He lives to solve cases; he's just not good with
people. Maybe he needs to spend some time in the country.
is obsessed with solving any case that comes his way. The
case brought to Rebus' attention is from a mother with a missing
daughter - a cold case. She's certain her daughter's case
matches more recent missing person cases. Rebus ends up in
the country looking for answers. Lucky for Rebus, he's working
with Siobhan Clarke. She overlooks his grumpiness and, for
appearance sake, takes the lead. But it's Rebus with all the
questions, and despite his rudeness and veiled threats he
gets the answers.
Standing in Another Man's Grave is from Rebus' thoughts
returning to a funeral he attended while listening to the
song Standing in Another Man's Rain. Pretty cool
in Another Man's Grave is a complex mystery worthy of
Rebus' fans. I really enjoyed the audio version. I think listening
to Rankin's Rebus series is something every fan should try.
James Macpherson is a seasoned narrator of the series. His
voice takes you to Scotland and pulls you into Rebus' life.
Listening to the series will make you react out loud. And
even though your feelings run the gambit with Rebus, you still
want him to solve the case.
of other titles in this series
Men #13 [book]
Question of Blood #14 [book]
Naming of the Dead #16 [audio]
Exit Music #17 [audio]
Saints of the Shadow Bible #19 [audio]
Standing in Another Man's Grave #20 [audio]
The Beat Goes On [audio]
Impossible Dead [book]
(Malcom Fox #2)
Rather Be the Devil #21 [audio]