In Ian Rankin's latest novel, Rather Be the Devil
, Rebus doesn’t like retirement so much, as he’s had to give up most of his vices. Except, that is, for doggedly pursuing closed cases. Long ago, a glamorous woman was murdered at a posh hotel on the same night a world-famous rocker was there. No sooner does Rebus start inquiring than another body turns up and now retirement isn’t looking so bad.