In this qGREASED-LIGHTNINGq crime debut (Kirkus Reviews), Simon Lewis has created two unforgettable characters and a critically acclaimed novel that will stay with you long after the final page is turned. Inspector Jian is a corrupt Chinese cop who thinks heas seen it all. But his search for his missing daughter takes him to the meanest streets heas ever facedain rural England. Migrant worker Ding Ming is distressedahis gang master is making demands, he owes a lot of money to the snakeheads, and no one will tell him where his wife has been taken. Maybe England isnat the Gold Mountain he was promised. Two desperate men, lost in a baffling foreign land, are pitted against a ruthless band of human traffickers in this breath-taking thriller.He had bought a gun. It was surprisingly easy, a friend of a friend of a friend had sorted it all out in a couple of days. ... Your pea-shooters were easy, the man had hissed, but you couldnt get ammo for love nor money. Mister Li suspected thatanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2008-12-09|