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The Killing Room

The Killing Room

PETER MAY: OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD
FROM THE AUTHOR OF COFFIN ROAD, ENTRY ISLAND AND I’LL KEEP YOU SAFE
‘CHILLING AND INGENIOUS’ SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY
‘THE PLOT TWISTS AND TURNS LIKE THE TAIL OF A CHINESE DRAGON’ SHOTS MAGAZINE

In the third of the critically acclaimed China thrillers, Li Yan and Margaret Campbell travel to Shanghai: where a new ally, and a new enemy, await.

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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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 14th June 2012

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781780879581

Reviews

A wonderfully complex book
Peter James, on Entry Island
He is a terrific writer doing something different
Mark Billingham
From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer
Sophie Hannah
Wonderfully compelling
Kate Mosse
A true pleasure to read
Guardian
Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth
New York Times
One of the best regarded crime series of recent years
Boyd Tonkin, on the Lewis trilogy, Independent
Lyrical, empathetic and moving
Alex Gray
May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships
Sunday Times
Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization
Barry Forshaw, Independent
Dark, exciting and atmospheric
Scotland on Sunday
Powerful and authentic
Glasgow Sunday Herald
A gripping page-turner that combines edge-of-the-seat suspense with a fascinating picture of modern China
Irish Independent
The plot is chilling and ingenious
Scotland on Sunday
Peter May opens a window on a vision of the modern Chinese political climate ... a tremendous collision of cultures
The Herald
Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought
Irish Times
The plot twists and turns like the tail of a Chinese dragon. A cracking good read ... Highly recommended
Shots Magazine