Latest Ian Rankin News



Blues Great Rory Gallagher's Music Inspires New Rankin Crime Noir Project

12th September 2013

Writer Ian Rankin and actor Aidan Quinn have teamed up for a new crime noir project set to the music...

Authors And Fans Mourn The Death Of Writer Iain Banks

10th June 2013

It’s been almost two days since the death of celebrated Scottish author Iain Banks and condolences are coming in from...

Ian Rankin Leads Tributes To Horror Writer James Herbert, Dead At 69

21st March 2013

James Herbert, the influential author of The Rats and countless other horror novels, passed away on Wednesday, March 20. Crime...

Ian Rankin Collaborates With Tim Burgess On Debut Single

19th November 2012

Crime writer Ian Rankin has teamed up with The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess to release his debut single.A short story...

The Casual Vacancy: Jk Rowling's New Book Selling Steady

4th October 2012

J.K. Rowling’s new book, The Casual Vacancy is performing very well in terms of sales, but it will always be...

Ian Rankin Bringing Rebus Back To Life In New Novel

6th June 2012

Ian Rankin will be reprising one of his most popular characters, John Rebus for his forthcoming novel 'Standing In Another...

Rowling Raises Funds For Ms Charity

18th March 2006

HARRY POTTER creator JK ROWLING's masquerade charity ball raised over $340,000 (GBP200,000) for the Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland, yesterday (17MAR06)....

Church And Coldplay Honoured At Gq Awards

7th September 2005

Teen sensation CHARLOTTE CHURCH and rockers COLDPLAY were among the winners at last night's (06SEP05) GQ Awards in London....

Scottish Writer Turns Down Connery's Memoirs

28th September 2004

Leading Scottish author IAN RANKIN has turned down the chance to write fellow countryman SEAN CONNERY's memoirs. The thriller...