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The Killing Room

China Thriller 3

By Peter May

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Li Yan and Margaret Campbell travel to Shanghai: where a new ally, and a new enemy, await.

THE THIRD CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CHINA THRILLER, FROM THE MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY BESTSELLER THE BLACKHOUSE.

THE NEW CASE

When a mass grave containing eighteen mutilated female corpses is discovered in Shanghai, detective Li Yan is sent from Beijing to establish if the bodies are linked to an unsolved murder in the capital. Here, Li will be working with Mei Ling, deputy head of Shanghai's serious crime squad.

THE NEW COLLEAGUE

Mei Ling is a formidable woman: a fact that is not lost on Li's on-off lover, forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell. But when Campbell, vulnerable and still grieving the loss of her father, learns that the victims were subjected to 'live' autopsies, she knows the case is bigger than her pride.

THE KILLING ROOM

Li, Campbell and Mei Ling are now entering the arena of a sickening nemesis, and opening a door behind which lies each of their very worst nightmares.

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  • ISBN: 9781780879581
  • Publication date: 14 Jun 2012
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  • Imprint: riverrun
'A gripping page-turner that combines edge-of-the-seat suspense with a fascinating picture of modern China' Irish Independent. — Irish Independent
'The plot is chilling and ingenious' Scotland on Sunday. — Scotland on Sunday
'Peter May opens a window on a vision of the modern Chinese political climate ... a tremendous collision of cultures' The Herald. — Herald
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