1/2. Thriller by Ian Rankin. Dramatised in two parts by Chris Dolan.
When a known criminal dies in a house fire the forensic evidence suggests he was murdered before the fire started. Rebus - the last person to see the victim alive - becomes the main suspect.
Meanwhile, a fatal shooting at a private school near Edinburgh unexpectedly leads Rebus to an army helicopter crash on Jura in a case involving diamonds and drug smuggling.
DI Rebus....Ron Donachie
Siobhan Clarke....Gayanne Potter
DI Hogan....Brian Ferguson
DCI Templer....Sarah Collier
Miss Teri....Nicola Roy
Other parts played by the cast.
Producer/director: Bruce Young