A Death in China by Carl Hiaasen

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The gripping thriller from New York Times bestselling author Carl Hiaasen—now available as an ebook A man’s mission to solve a friend’s murder makes him the next target in a deadly Chinese conspiracy Art history professor Tom Stratton hasn’t seen his former mentor David Wang for years—until they unexpectedly run into each other while Stratton is on a guided tour of China. But the trip quickly turns sinister when Wang is found dead. After the American embassy fumbles the investigation, Stratton sets out to solve the crime on his own, and quickly finds himself tangled in a web of corruption and murder that reaches the highest seats of power. Beset by the suffocating secrecy and subterfuge of communist China, Stratton must solve his friend’s murder—before the fury of a brutal conspiracy closes in on him.


About Carl Hiaasen

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Carl Hiaasen was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 12, 1953. He received a degree in journalism from the University of Florida in 1974. He has been a reporter and columnist for the Miami Herald since 1976, and is known for exposing scandal and corruption throughout southern Florida. He has received numerous state and national honors for his journalism and commentary including the Damon Runyon Award from the Denver Press Club. His work has also appeared in numerous magazines including Sports Illustrated, Playboy, Time, Life, Esquire and Gourmet. His best-selling novels include Double Whammy, Skin Tight, Native Tongue, Stormy Weather, Lucky You, Sick Puppy, Basket Case, and Nature Girl. His 1993 novel, Striptease, was adapted as a film in 1996 starring Demi Moore and Burt Reynolds. He also writes children's books including Hoot, which was awarded a Newbery Honor; Flush; and Scat. Hoot was adapted into a film in 2006. His non-fiction works include Team Rodent; The Downhill Lie: A Hacker's Return to a Ruinous Sport; and two collections of his newspaper columns entitled Kick Ass and Paradise Screwed. In 2013 his title Chomp made The New York Times Best Seller List.
Published December 28, 2010 by Open Road Media. 282 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Wang agree to meet upon Dr. Wang's return, but Wang never returns.

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