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In a House of Lies: One on One with Ian Rankin

  • Christ Church Cathedral 414 Sparks Street Ottawa, ON, K1R 0B2 Canada (map)

The iconic Ian Rankin returns with a new Detective John Rebus novel - this year's essential must-read bestseller. 

We’re thrilled to welcome Ian Rankin back to Canada, and in conversation with CBC Ottawa's All in a Day host Alan Neal. 

Tickets: $20/$15 in advance; $25/$20 at the door
Free for Carleton University (Official) students


Everyone has something to hide 
A missing private investigator is found, locked in a car hidden deep in the woods. Worse still - both for his family and the police - is that his body was in an area that had already been searched.

Everyone has secrets 
Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is part of a new inquiry, combing through the mistakes of the original case. There were always suspicions over how the investigation was handled and now - after a decade without answers - it's time for the truth.

Nobody is innocent 
Every officer involved must be questioned, and it seems everyone on the case has something to hide, and everything to lose. But there is one man who knows where the trail may lead - and that it could be the end of him: John Rebus.

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