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Blood City

(2013)
(The first book in the Davie McCall series)
A novel by

 
 
Glasgow's mean streets just got meaner. Can Davie McCall survive? Meet Davie McCall. Beaten, bloody… brutal. Irrevocably damaged by the barbaric regime of an abusive father, and haunted by memories of his mother's murder, there is a darkness inside him. Enter Joe the Tailor. A sophisticated crimelord with morals, he might be the only man in the city Davie can trust. But then the bodies begin to mount…In 1980s Glasgow, the criminal underworld is about to splinter. Battle lines are drawn, and the gap between friend and enemy blurs as criminals and police alike are caught in a net of lies, murder and revenge that will change the city forever. Scotland's foremost true-crime author. THE SCOTSMAN The city's dark underbelly complete with knives, razors, guns and gangs... DAILY MAIL You follow the plot like an eager dog, nose turning this way and that, not catching every single clue but quivering as you lunge towards a blood-splattered denouement. DAILY EXPRESS The Glasgow of this period is a great, gritty setting for a crime story, and Skelton's non-fiction work stands him in good stead… he's taken well to fiction… the unexpected twists keep coming. THE HERALD

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

September 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Blood City (Davie McCall)
Author(s): Douglas Skelton
ISBN: 1-910021-24-5 / 978-1-910021-24-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


September 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Blood City (Davie McCall)
Author(s): Douglas Skelton
ISBN: 1-908373-71-7 / 978-1-908373-71-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Blood City (Davie McCall Book 1)
Author(s): Douglas Skelton
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


January 2014 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Blood City (Davie McCall Book 1)
Author(s): Douglas Skelton
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Blood City (Davie McCall Book 1)
Author(s): Douglas Skelton
Publisher: Luath Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU