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Dalrymple, Quintilian (Fictitious character)

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Works: 9 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 1,378 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Classifications: PR6060.O417, 823.914
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Publications about Quintilian (Fictitious character) Dalrymple
Most widely held works about Quintilian (Fictitious character) Dalrymple
    Water of death by Paul Johnston( Book )
    5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
    Edinburgh, 2025: an almost crime-free oasis surrounded by anarchic city-states. But global warming has turned summer into the Big Heat, and water, like everything else, is strictly rationed. Citizens live only for the weekly lottery drawing. When a recent winner goes missing, however, subversive investigator Quintilian Dalrymple is called in to deal with a case of the summertime blues
    The bone yard by Paul Johnston( Book )
    6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
    Private investigator Quintilian Dalrymple and his sidekick Davie know there's a connection between the blues cassettes implanted in the dead bodies and the "small blue tablet that causes a massive increase in alertness and sexual potency," and they believe that the answer lies in the Bone Yard, if ever they can figure out what the Bone Yard is.--Jacket
    The blood tree by Paul Johnston( Book )
    5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
    Independent Edinburgh, 2026. The birth-rate is down in the Council's 'perfect city' and gangs of disaffected kids roam the streets. A break-in at the former Scottish Parliament archive is rapidly followed by two gruesome murders, the victims mutilated and covered in blood-drenched branches. Renegade investigator Quintilian Dalrymple's subsequent enquiries take a new twist when Edinburgh's brightest teenagers are abducted to the much-feared democratic city-state of Glasgow. What Quint finds there will change his life forever
    Body politic by Paul Johnston( Book )
    2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
    An independent city where television, popular music, cigarettes and private cars are banned, where the citizens are dedicated to the welfare of the tourists attending the year-round Festival, Edinburgh in the 2020s has its draw-back for blues-haunted Quintilian Dalrymple. But the murder of a guardswoman - the first in five years scares the Council of City Guardians out of complacency and reluctantly turn to the man they demoted. Brilliantly imagined and stylishly crafted Body politic is a compelling thriller
    The bone yard by Paul Johnston( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
    New Year's Eve 2021. The one night of the year when the guards are less vigilant. The perfect time for murder ... Welcome to 21st century Edinburgh. An oppressive, crime-free, independent state, run by the Council of City Guardians. Subversive, blues-haunted private investigator Quintilian Dalrymple and his side-kick Davie are back on the case, trying to solve a series of murders in which music tapes are planted inside the victims. The solution lies in the Bone Yard. If they can ever figure out what the Bone Yard is
    The blood tree by Paul Johnston( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
    Independent Edinburgh, 2026. 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 what is going on, Edinburgh's brightest teenagers are spirited away to the feared city-state of Glasgow
    Body politic by Paul Johnston( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
    It is the year 2020, and Edinburgh is now independent. When a gruesome series of murders is committed, Quint Dalrymple is called on to track down the murderer. In doing so he uncovers a tale of government corruption, sex-slave rings, and a killer who specializes in a unique form of organ removal
    The house of dust by Paul Johnston( file )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
    April, 2028, and independent Edinburgh is facing a mounting crime wave. Experts from the utopian university-state of New Oxford recommend an extreme deterrent--a maximum security prison alongside the central tourist zone. At the prison opening ceremony, the unthinkable happens--an Edinburgh guardian is shot. Having linked New Oxford to the assassination, maverick investigator Quintilian Dalrymple travels there to close the case. Once there, he discovers evidence of a ruthless conspiracy extending to his home city and the only way to stop it is to penetrate New Oxford's mysterious heart--the place known only as the House of Dust
    Water Of Death by Paul Johnston( Sound Recording )
    3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
    When a recent lottery winner goes missing, subversive investigator Quintilian Dalrymple is called in to deal with a minor case of summertime blues. Then a body is discovered face down in the Water of Leith. Quint thinks he sees the first traces of a ruthless conspiracy to destabilise the city. And the body count, like the temperature, keeps on rising
 
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