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The Fourth Sacrifice By Peter May

The Fourth Sacrifice
by Peter May

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An explosive new thriller from the talented author of THE FIREMAKER
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The Fourth Sacrifice Summary

The Fourth Sacrifice by Peter May

Li Yan and Margaret Campbell, Chinese policeman and Chicago pathologist heroes of THE FIREMAKER, meet again when Margaret's unique skills are required once more to investigate a series of ritual executions in Beijing. The first victims are drugged, tied, labelled with a single word and a single number - then expertly beheaded. But the fourth victim was an American diplomat. Compelled to work with one another, Margaret Campbell and Li Yan again feel the overwhelming attraction that nearly destroyed them both when they first met. But now Margaret has another admirer - a brilliant, charismatic American TV archaeologist. And Li has a family tragedy that demands all his heart. Slowly they tease out the killer's secrets. But the closer they come to the truth behind the executions, the more dangerously close they come to a killer who is prepared to sacrifice anyone to conceal it.

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The Fourth Sacrifice Reviews

'A masterwork of sheer momentum ... compelling' -- Glasgow Herald 'Stunningly original, highly topical and extremely well written' -- Scotland on Sunday on THE FIREMAKER 'Intense and fascinating' -- Good Book Guide on THE FIREMAKER 'Is the book any good?The answer is a very's engaging, topical...and certainly qualifies Peter May as a name to watch.' -- Shots

About Peter May

Peter May has been a journalist (Scotsman, Glasgow Evening Times), a writer on the hugely successful Scottish TV soap opera Take the High Road and the creator of three TV series: The Standard, Squadron and Machair, which is the Gaelic-language equivalent of Brookside. He spent six months in China, much of it researching his first novel, THE FIREMAKER.

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The Fourth Sacrifice by Peter May
Peter May
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