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The Fireman | [Stephen Leather]

The Fireman

Young, talented, in love with life - why should Sally have thrown herself 15 floors to her death? But as suicide is the verdict of the uncompromising Hong Kong authorities, Sally’s brother, a London-based crime reporter, begins his own investigations. As he delves into the details of Sally’s unaccountably opulent lifestyle and her mysterious work as a journalist, he is forced to recognise a very different girl from the fun-loving kid sister he remembers.
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Young, talented, in love with life - why should Sally have thrown herself 15 floors to her death? But as suicide is the verdict of the uncompromising Hong Kong authorities, Sally’s brother, a London-based crime reporter, begins his own investigations. As he delves into the details of Sally’s unaccountably opulent lifestyle and her mysterious work as a journalist, he is forced to recognise a very different girl from the fun-loving kid sister he remembers.

He uncovers a trail that leads him through the decadent haunts of Hong Kong ex-pat society, the ruthless wheeler-dealing of international big-business and the violent Chinese mafia underworld – to an ultimate, shocking act of revenge.

©1989 Stephen Leather (P)2011 Isis Publishing Ltd

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  • Lisa
    newcastle, United Kingdom
    7/20/13
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    "stephen leather at his best"
    Where does The Fireman rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I have fully enjoyed this story. including the detective influence.


    What did you like best about this story?

    the detective influence


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    has to be round the table talking about what going to be the outcome


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    the pain in losing his sister


    Any additional comments?

    great listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • John
    Lisbellaw, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
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    "OK"

    An interesting look into Hong Kong but not a great story with characters who do not last long in the memory

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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