Inspector Shan Tao Yun Mystery
On Sale: March 26, 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
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Suspense | Mystery
Bones of the Earth is Edgar Award-winning author
Eliot Pattisonâ€™s much anticipated tenth and final
installment in the internationally acclaimed Inspector Shan
After Shan Tao Yun is forced to witness the execution of a
Tibetan for corruption, he canâ€™t shake the suspicion that he
has instead witnessed a murder arranged by conspiring
officials. When he learns that a Tibetan monk has been
accused by the same officials of using Buddhist magic to
murder soldiers then is abruptly given a badge as special
deputy to the county governor, Inspector Shan realizes he is
being thrust into a ruthless power struggle. Knowing he has
made too many enemies in the government, Shan desperately
wants to avoid such a battle, but then discovers that among
its casualties are a murdered American archaeology student
and devout Tibetans who were only trying to protect an
Soon grasping that the underlying mysteries are rooted in
both the Chinese and Tibetan worlds, Shan senses that he
alone may be able to find the truth. The path he must take,
with the enigmatic, vengeful father of the dead American at
his side, is the most treacherous he has ever navigated.
More will die before he is able to fully pierce the secrets
of this clash between the angry gods of Tibet and Beijing.
The costs to Shan and those close to him will be profoundly
painful, and his world will be shaken to its core before he
crafts his own uniquely Tibetan form of justice.
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