The Fourth Sacrifice by Peter MayThe Fourth Sacrifice by Peter May

The Fourth Sacrifice

byPeter May

Paperback | May 1, 2018

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"AN ELECTRIFYING MIXTURE OF MYSTERY, ROMANCE, AND HISTORY." --Kirkus Reviews
"MAY'S WELL-PLOTTED FOLLOW UP... AMPLIFIES HIS VIVID PICTURE OF A CHAOTIC, VITAL MODERN-DAY CHINA" --Publishers Weekly
Li Yan and Margaret Campbell are reluctantly reunited, this time to track down a killer reenacting a series of gruesome rituals.
The Chinese police have once more been forced to enlist the services of American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell, this time to investigate a series of four horrific ritual executions in Beijing.

Detective Li Yan is determined to discover just how one of the victims in particular, an American diplomat, became caught up in the slaying. And he is arguably even more determined to have nothing to do with Campbell, whom he finds simultaneously too foreign and too . . . familiar.

The personal polarity that once attracted Yan and Campbell again strengthens their professional partnership. Yet the closer they draw to the truth, the greater the danger posed by a killer prepared to do anything to conceal it.
Peter Maywas born and raised in Scotland. He was an award-winning journalist at the age of twenty-one and a published novelist at twenty-six. When his first book was adapted as a major drama series for the BCC, he quit journalism and during the high-octane fifteen years that followed, became one of Scotland's most successful television...
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Title:The Fourth SacrificeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.12 inShipping dimensions:8.25 × 5.5 × 1.12 inPublished:May 1, 2018Publisher:QuercusLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1681440865

ISBN - 13:9781681440866

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"Both romance and thriller . . . his jealousy and her acid tongue make for entertaining reading. China and the city of Beijing are depicted extremely well and the horrors and tragic legacy of the Cultural Revolution are made poignantly clear."
-Manchester Evening News