The Runner by Peter MayThe Runner by Peter May

The Runner

byPeter May

Paperback | May 7, 2019

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"A WINNER." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
"FIENDISHLY CLEVER." --THE TIMES
In this heart-stopping installment of Peter May's award-winning China Thrillers, the Beijing Olympics are the setting for fierce competition, national pride--and murder.

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.
Peter Mayhas written several standalone novels and three series: the award-winning China Thrillers, featuring Beijing detective Li Yan and American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell; the critically acclaimed Enzo Files, featuring Scottish forensic scientist Enzo Macleod, set in France; and the Lewis Trilogy (The Black House, The L...
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Title:The RunnerFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:448 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.25 inShipping dimensions:8.25 × 5.5 × 1.25 inPublished:May 7, 2019Publisher:QuercusLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1681440776

ISBN - 13:9781681440774

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"The most exciting thriller I've read in a very long time . . . A fiendishly clever plot!"
-Alanna Knight, The Times