The Blood Tree

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Hodder & Stoughton, 2000 - Fiction - 434 pages
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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

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User Review  - cmwilson101 - LibraryThing

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

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About the author (2000)

Johnston was born in 1957 in Edinburgh, where he grew up.

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