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Lisa Brackmann
Lisa Brackmann's debut novel, ROCK PAPER TIGER, set on the fringes of the Chinese art world, made several "Best of 2010" lists, including Amazon's Top 100 Novels and Top 10 Mystery/Thrillers. Her second novel is GETAWAY (May 2012), a thriller set in Mexico, chosen as an Amazon Best Novel of the... show more

Lisa Brackmann's debut novel, ROCK PAPER TIGER, set on the fringes of the Chinese art world, made several "Best of 2010" lists, including Amazon's Top 100 Novels and Top 10 Mystery/Thrillers. Her second novel is GETAWAY (May 2012), a thriller set in Mexico, chosen as an Amazon Best Novel of the Month and an ALA Summer Reading Pick. She has lived and traveled extensively in China, the setting of her third novel, HOUR OF THE RAT, publishing in 2013.Her first published short story appeared in Akashic Books' SAN DIEGO NOIR (June 2011). Lisa is a California native and longtime resident of Venice Beach.
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msleighm books
msleighm books rated it 5 years ago
This would be great as a stand alone book, but I love that I know the details and backstories from the first book. Even better if you've been to China and/or enjoy art. Can't wait for the next one!
Toni
Toni rated it 6 years ago
What kind of trouble can a single girl on vacation by herself get into? This is the challenge “Getaway” reveals. I found this story to be very engaging, one that kept my imagination in over drive throughout the pages. Welcome to Puerto Vallarta After the unexpected death of her husband, Michel...
So Many Books...So Little Time!
So Many Books...So Little Time! rated it 6 years ago
I am so glad Lisa Brackmann wrote another story about Ellie McEnroe. The first one, "Rock, Paper, Tiger" was very dark and left me worried about Ellie. So Lisa has done me the favor of catching me up with Ellie again, and she is okay! Well, sort of.Ellie's mom is in Beijing, staying with her for a s...
Reflections
Reflections rated it 6 years ago
While Hour of the Rat could be read as a stand-alone, after the first few chapters I really wanted more context and character back-story, so I downloaded and read the first book, Rock Paper Tiger, on my Kindle, after which much of my weekend was consumed by the two books. Both books are set in China...
The Fevered Imagination of Danielle DeVor
Reading another story about Ellie was a joy for me. I enjoyed Year of the Tiger when I read it a few years ago, and Hour of the Rat does not disappoint. Expect twists. Expect violence and adventure. But, most of all, expect Brackmann's wonderful prose.
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