The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin


Signed copies available for pre-order.

Due to be published 2 September.

In the event that we aren’t supplied with enough Indie Exclusive signed copies to meet demand, we will allocate to customers on a strictly first come first served basis with single copies only, and give refunds where necessary.

Coming Soon – Ready for despatch or collection on or close to publication day

ISBN: 9781838856205 Categories: , Tags: ,


Number one bestseller Ian Rankin and Scottish crime-writing legend William McIlvanney join forces for the first ever case of DI Laidlaw, Glasgow’s original gritty detective.

William McIlvanney wrote three Laidlaw books and left one handwritten manuscript tantalisingly unfinished when he passed away in December 2015.

In the early 1980s one young fan, Ian Rankin, took Laidlaw as inspiration for his own detective, John Rebus. Now, Rankin is back to finish what McIlvanney started.