The Fire Maker
The grotesquely burned corpse found in a Beijing park is the first case for detective Li Yan and the forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell. A day-trip to Shenzhen in 1983 fired Peter May’s interest in China. His ambition was to write the first crime thriller set in Beijing, and after years of research and travel, The Firemaker was published in 1999. Felt-tip mark on upper trimmed edge.
The Fourth Sacrifice
Peter May’s second China thriller finds the American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell once more helping Detective Li Yan, this time investigating a series of four horrific ritual executions in Beijing, with an American diplomat among the victims. Felt-tip mark on upper trimmed edge.
Goodbye to the Dead
A Jonathan Stride Novel
As Duluth-based detective Jonathan Stride and Serena Dial, his fellow detective (and lover), investigate a brutal murder with links to a human trafficking ring, something about the case calls into question a decision Stride made about a woman’s guilt eight years previously.
Flappers and Philosophers
Published in 1920 following the success of the novel This Side of Paradise, Fitzgerald's first collection of short stories includes many of his finest. 'The Offshore Pirate', 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair', 'The Ice Palace' and 'Benediction' present his archetypal Jazz Age heroines, the beautiful and wilful young women who became a hallmark of his fiction. Part of the Cambridge Edition series, this volume includes notes and details of the stories' composition and publication history.
The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe
Welcome to Night Vale: Episodes, Volume 2
This collection of 24 transcribed episodes from the popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale, broadcast from the fictional Southwestern US town where all conspiracy theories are true, includes the usual comic outpourings from Cecil and friends, as well as commentary from creators Fink and Cranor.
Having wagered that old murder cases could be solved using modern science, forensics expert Enzo Macleod must tackle the ‘cold’ case of Jacques Gaillard – but finds himself in danger when the investigation leads deep into the catacombs below Paris. Felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge.
The Shadow of What Was Lost
The Licanius Trilogy: Book One
Before young Davian was born, the Augurs who ruled Andarra were overthrown in a civil war. Now Davian learns that he wields their forbidden magical powers, which he must use to ward off danger from beyond the northern Boundary. Slightly off-mint. Felt-tip mark on upper trimmed edge. American-cut pages.
Kailen’s Twenty, a group of mercenaries with superhuman strength, have long since disbanded and their leader has gone into hiding, but with members of the group being hunted and killed they are paying the price for their former glory. Slightly off-mint and felt-tip mark on upper trimmed edge.