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The Runner

The Runner

THE PENULTIMATE NOVEL IN THE CHINA SERIES, FROM THE RICHARD AND JUDY MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR OFTHE BLACKHOUSE.

THE SUFFERER

A prodigious Chinese swimmer kills himself on the eve of the Beijing Olympics. Days later, a champion weightlifter suffers a fatal heart attack prior to competition.

THE LISTENER

Detective Li Yan senses a conspiracy surrounding the fatalities, and finds a female athlete willing to talk. But she will only trust one person: Li’s fiancée, Margaret Campbell.

THE RUNNER

When Campbell’s contact herself vanishes, the gun is fired on a race against time. And Li must now outrun, and outwit, an enemy bent on pushing him beyond endurance.

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 15th November 2012

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781782065463

Reviews

'The characters here are vivid and contrasting, and they grow and develop in a way usually only found in literary novels, and the plotting and evocation of atmosphere as professional as they come. An excellent series' Kirkus Reviews.
Kirkus Reviews
'A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending' Tangled Web.
Tangled Web