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 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.
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.
I'll Keep You Safe
Lovers and business partners in a small Tweed company on Harris, Niamh and Ruairidh are in Paris promoting their fabrics when Ruairidh is killed in a car bomb explosion. Back on Harris, Niamh begins to worry that it was a personal rather than a terrorist attack. Felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge.
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.