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GHOST HERO – S J Rozan

In China, a “ghost” is a person who has disappeared without a trace.  A “hero” is someone who challenged authority in a manner that comes to the attention of the populace.  The ghost hero of the story is an artist … Continue reading

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THE FOURTH SACRIFICE – Peter May

Condorena shares with us another great review about a very good book.  This is the first in the series. In Beijing one does not have to look far to find a contradiction or a contrast. There is one on every … Continue reading

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THE MAN FROM BEIJING – Henning Mankell

On page 328 of THE MAN FROM BEIJING, Henning Mankell writes, as part of a conversation, “We are still embroiled in a large-scale investigation with lots of complicated details.” This pretty much describes the book. It starts with the murders … Continue reading

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Guest Post – A CASE OF TWO CITIES by Qiu Xiaolong

Today, a guest post from Condorena – a Delaware physician, born in Chile, who loves mystery stories set in exotic locations, and spending time with her grandchildren. Detective Inspector  (and poet) Chen Cao of the Shanghai police has been called … Continue reading

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