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Publisher Description

An American investigates a murder amid the secrecy and corruption of China in this crime thriller from the New York Times–bestselling author of Razor Girl.
 
Art history professor Tom Stratton hasn’t seen his former mentor David Wang for years—until they unexpectedly run into each other while Stratton is on a guided tour of China. But the reunion doesn’t last long. After Wang is found dead—and the American embassy fumbles the investigation—Stratton sets out to solve the mystery of the killing on his own.
 
Before long, he’s tangled in a web of corruption that reaches the highest seats of power. Beset by the suffocating secrecy and subterfuge of communist China, Stratton must find his friend’s murderer—before the fury of a brutal conspiracy closes in on him.
 
Along with Powder Burn and Trap Line, this international mystery is one of the early suspense thrillers written by Carl Hiaasen and Bill Montalbano, a writing team praised for their “fine flair for characters and settings” (Library Journal).
 

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2010
December 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
282
Pages
PUBLISHER
Open Road Media
SELLER
OpenRoad Integrated Media, LLC
SIZE
3.3
MB

Customer Reviews

al cor ,

Not a typical Hiaasen book

This was written in 1984, apparently a joint effort. While not as irreverent and Floridian as Mr. Hiassen's more recent work, it is a good story (a proverbial page-turner), and well worth the reader's time!

reatwell ,

Great read

I enjoyed this book from beginning to end.

Chicken sister ,

Wow

This is different than Hiaason's other work, but certainly keeps you on the edge. I recommend this book without reservation.

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