By Qiu Xiaolong
Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by means of an reliable of the celebration to take the lead in a corruption research - one the place the primary determine and his family members have lengthy when you consider that fled to the USA and past the succeed in of the chinese language executive. yet he left in the back of the association and his partners-in-crime, and Inspector Chen is charged to discover these in charge and act as essential to finish the corruption ring. In a twisting case that takes him from Shanghai, the entire option to the united states, reuniting him together with his earlier cohort from the U.S. Marshall's provider - Inspector Catherine Rhon.
At as soon as a compelling crime novel and a insightful, relocating portrayal of way of life, The Emperor's Sword is the following installment within the severely acclaimed, award-wining Inspector Chen sequence.
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A Case of Two Cities (Inspector Chen Cao, Book 4) by Qiu Xiaolong