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In the Nick of Time

(2014)
John Rebus vs. Roy Grace
(Book 10.5 in the Roy Grace series)
(A book in the Inspector Rebus series)
A Novella by

 
 
In this short story from the thrilling anthology FaceOff, bestselling authors Ian Rankin and Peter James - along with their most famous characters, John Rebus and Roy Grace - team up for the first time ever.

Detectives John Rebus and Roy Grace could not be more different. Different generations, different backgrounds, and not to mention, they work 500 miles apart.

The case that eventually brings them together centers on a crime that happened when Rebus was just a teenager in the 1960s - but it took place in Roy Grace's stomping grounds in Brighton, England, at a time when violence erupted between rival gangs known as Mods and Rockers.

Now, a deathbed confession in in Edinburgh brings Rebus and Grace together to investigate a cold case with a shocking twist.

For more exciting pairs, check out all eleven stories in FaceOff!

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Ian Rankin's In the Nick of Time

Kindle Editions

July 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: In the Nick of Time: An Original Short Story
Author(s): Ian Rankin, Peter James
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


September 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: In the Nick of Time: John Rebus vs. Roy Grace (Roy Grace series)
Author(s): Ian Rankin, Peter James
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA