The Firemaker

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Author(s): Peter May
Series: China Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jan 09, 2018
Product Number: EB00705551
Released: Jan 09, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781681440873
Publisher: Quercus
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Description

The first of Peter May's electrifying China Thrillers, featuring Beijing detective Li Yan and American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell--and the explosive chemistry between them. "Stunningly original." --Scotland on Sunday "Highly recommended." --Larry Gandle, Deadly Pleasures "A fascinating look at the new China." --Kirkus Reviews A grotesquely burned corpse found in a city park is a troubling mystery for Beijing detective Li Yan. Yan, devoted to his career as a means of restoring the respect his family lost during the Cultural Revolution, needs outside help if he is to break the case. The unidentified cadaver in turn provides a welcome distraction for forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell. Campbell, married to her work and having left America and her broken past behind, throws herself into the investigation and before long uncovers a bizarre anomaly. An unlikely partnership develops between Li and Campbell as they follow the resulting lead. A fiery and volatile chemistry ignites, exposing not only their individual demons, but an even greater evil--a conspiracy that threatens their lives, as well as those of millions of others.

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