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Dalrymple, Quintilian (Fictitious character)

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Works: 13 works in 31 publications in 1 language and 1,605 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Classifications: PR6060.O417, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Quintilian (Fictitious character) Dalrymple
    The bone yard by Paul Johnston( Book )
    5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 372 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
    Heads or hearts by Paul Johnston( Book )
    2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
    Maverick ex-cop Quint Dalrymple returns to investigate a series of gruesome murders in a near-future independent Edinburgh. Independent Edinburgh, 2033. The Council of City Guardians has been forced to relax its grip on citizens and the borders are no longer secure. Then a human heart is found on a football pitch. Maverick investigator Quint Dalrymple is called in - but before he makes much progress, a citizen's headless body floats down a canal. Quint uncovers a link to the planned referendum over Edinburgh joining a reconstituted Scotland. But who is behind the killings and mutilations? Are the city's notorious gangs responsible, or does the solution lie with the rulers of Edinburgh and other former Scottish states? Quint must dig deep to save the Council from collapse, and to retain both his head and heart
    Skeleton blues : a Quint Dalrymple mystery by Paul Johnston( Book )
    2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
    "Independent Edinburgh, spring 2034. The weather's balmy, there's a referendum on whether to join a reconstituted Scotland coming up -- and a tourist is found garotted. As usual, maverick detective Quint Dalrymple is called in to do the Council of City Guardians' dirty work. For the first time in his career, Quint is stumped by the complexity of the case. An explosion at the City Zoo is followed by the discovery of another body -- and the prime suspect is nowhere to be found. Can Quint and his sidekick Davie stop the kilings before the city erupts into open violence? Are the leaders of other Scottish states planning to take over Edinburgh, or is the source of the unrest much closer to home? Quint must race to pull the threads together before he becomes one of the numerous skeletons on display..."
    The blood tree by Paul Johnston( Book )
    4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 114 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
    The bone yard by Paul Johnston( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 46 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 34 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 31 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
    Body politic by Paul Johnston( Book )
    2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
    By 2020--following a ban on politically incorrect books, music and TV--Edinburgh is a crime-free city state. But the idyll ends when a serial killer appears. Disgraced private eye Quintilian Dalrymple is brought back from retirement to find him
    Water Of Death by Paul Johnston( Sound Recording )
    4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 13 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
    The house of dust by Paul Johnston( file )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 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
 
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