First United States edition.
328 pages ; 25 cm.
The Detective Inspector Rebus series ; 
Rankin, Ian. Inspector Rebus novel series ; 24.
Series numeration from en.wikipedia.org.
"When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it's not good news. Her husband has been missing for two days. Rebus fears the worst - and knows from his lifetime in the police that his daughter will be the prime suspect. As he leaves at dawn to drive to the windswept coast - and a small town with big secrets - he wonders whether this might be the first time in his life where the truth is the one thing he doesn't want to find..."-- Provided by publisher.