The Blood Tree

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Hodder & Stoughton Canada, 2000 - Fiction - 434 pages
4 Reviews
It is 2026, and Edinburgh is an independent state. A break-in at the former Scottish parliament archive is followed by two murders, the victims covered with blood-drenched branches. Before Quint Dalrymple can figure out what is going on, Edinburgh's brightest teenagers are spirited away to the feared city-state of Glasgow.

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User Review  - dnkemontoh - LibraryThing

Initially, I almost gave up on this book. The first hundred pages or so were confusing to me as Paul Johnston introduced various characters and set the scene. I kept going and was shortly drawn into ... Read full review

Review: The Blood Tree (Quint Dalrymple #4)

User Review  - Smcleish - Goodreads

Originally published on my blog here in February 2002. The fourth of Johnson's crime novels set in an Edinburgh which is a dictatorship in a fragmented Scotland of the future has a slightly expanded ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

Paul Johnston was born and grew up in Scotland. He now spends much of his time on a small Greek island, but regularly visits the UK. THE BLOOD TREE is his fourth novel to feature Quintilian Dalrymple. His first, BODY POLITIC won the CWA John Creasey Memorial Dagger.

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