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The Firemaker - Peter May
The Firemaker
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Margaret Campbell is a forensic pathologist from Chicago. Li Yan is a Beijing detective with a horribly burned corpse on his hands. She has a broken life behind her, a lonely future dedicated to her profession in front. He has survived two decades of violent change by marrying himself to a career... show more
Margaret Campbell is a forensic pathologist from Chicago. Li Yan is a Beijing detective with a horribly burned corpse on his hands. She has a broken life behind her, a lonely future dedicated to her profession in front. He has survived two decades of violent change by marrying himself to a career which now promises, at last, to bring him the respected place in Chinese society that his family lost in the Cultural Revolution. Neither of them is ready for the consequences of asking the wrong questions about the dead man - the ones that lead to the terrifying truth.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780340738351 (0340738359)
ASIN: 0340738359
Publisher: Coronet Books
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Series: The China Thrillers
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Audio Book Junkie
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3.5 "The Firemaker - The China Thrillers #1" by Peter May
I came to Peter May via his rather bleak "Lewis" trilogy, with a dour Hebridean detective returning to his home island and uncovering dark deeds. It all seemed so authentically Scottish that I couldn't really imagine him writing anything else. Then I discovered that, more than a decade earlier, he...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
3.0 The Firemaker by Peter May
A burned corpse in a park in Beijing is the beginning of a strange mystery for Beijing detective Li Yan and forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell. Together they must work out who the man is if it was suicide or murder. And if it was murder, who would want to kill him? Since they got on the wrong fo...
Sushicat
Sushicat rated it
3.5 Clash of Cultures and a biiig conspiracy
An American Pathologist giving a visiting lecture series, but with no clue about Chinese culture, and a higher ranking Chinese police officer find themselves investigating a series of murders that are linked together only by flimsy evidence. An opportunity for interesting insights into the cultural ...
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