The Blood Tree

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Hodder & Stoughton, 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  - Cheryl - Goodreads

This book is one in a series set in Edinburgh, Scotland in the 2020's after the world economy has collapsed into scattered city-states due to wars and drugs. Edinburgh is tightly run by the Guardians ... 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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