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Publisher's Summary

The penultimate novel in the China series, from the Richard and Judy million-selling author of The 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.

©2012 Peter May (P)2017 Quercus Editions Limited

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  • jane macfarlane
  • 05-14-18

very good couldn't put it down,and

download the next one and about to listen to it the reader is excellent thanks

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  • ChrisH
  • 01-10-18

good listen

another good book from Peter May well written and well read.

hope there are more to read (listen to)