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Trial By Blood

(2008)
(The second book in the Reuben Maitland series)
A novel by

 
 
The second stunning thriller from a brilliant new writer, continuing the story of Reuben Maitland and Genecrime.

Reuben Maitland, brilliant scientist and devoted father, was once the head of Genecrime, the UK's elite forensic unit. But in his single-minded quest for the truth, he violated one of the sacred tenets of his profession and used his greatest forensic discovery for his personal gain. Now he is paying the price. His family and career have been stripped from him. Another man has become father to the son he barely sees. Shunned by his former police colleagues at Genecrime, Reuben and his partner Mornay McCornack are forced to accept jobs from some of London's most hardened gangsters.

But someone is raping and killing women in the capital and the brilliant scientists at Genecrime are stuck for leads. Then Reuben receives a mysterious message, promising a large sum of money if he can solve the mystery of prisoner Michael Brawn, convicted on false DNA evidence. With time running out, Rueben must cast his grudges aside and help his ex-colleagues catch a brutal killer. To discover the truth, Reuben must go undercover, and without back-up, into one of the country's most dangerous prisons.

Cut off from the outside world, and hunted by a psychopath, Rueben must stay alive so he can leave the prison and become a real father when his son needs him most.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

March 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Trial by Blood (Charnwood)
Author(s): John Macken
ISBN: 1-84782-578-8 / 978-1-84782-578-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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February 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Trial by Blood
Author(s): John Macken
ISBN: 0-593-05646-9 / 978-0-593-05646-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: BANTAM PRESS
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Paperback Editions

September 2008 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Trial By Blood
Author(s): John Macken
ISBN: 0-552-15462-8 / 978-0-552-15462-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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April 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Trial By Blood
Author(s): John Macken
ISBN: 0-593-05647-7 / 978-0-593-05647-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Press
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Audio Editions

January 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Trial by Blood
Author(s): John Macken
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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January 2010 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Trial by Blood
Author(s): John Macken
ISBN: 1-4070-5541-0 / 978-1-4070-5541-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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January 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Trial by Blood
Author(s): John Macken
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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November 2008 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Trial by Blood
Author(s): John Macken
ISBN: 0-7531-3865-4 / 978-0-7531-3865-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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November 2008 : UK Audio CD

Title: Trial by Blood
Author(s): John Macken
ISBN: 0-7531-3866-2 / 978-0-7531-3866-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

December 2010 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Trial By Blood
Author(s): John Macken
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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