THE INTERIOR: A RED PRINCESS MYSTERY

THE INTERIOR: A RED PRINCESS MYSTERY

By: See, Lisa

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"See paints a fascinating portrait of a complex and enigmatic society, in w hich nothing is ever quite as it appears, and of the people, peasant and ar istocrat alike, who are bound by its subtle strictures." -San Diego Union-Tribune While David Stark is asked to open a law office in Beijing, his lover, dete ctive Liu Hulan, receives an urgent message from an old friend imploring he r to investigate the suspicious death of her daughter, who worked for a toy company about to be sold to David's new client, Tartan Enterprises. Despite David's protests, Hulan goes undercover at the toy factory in the r ural village of Da Shui, deep in the heart of China. It is a place that for ces Hulan to face a past she has long been running from. Once there, rather than finding answers to the girl's death, Hulan unearths more questions, a ll of which point to possible crimes committed by David's client. Suddenly Hulan and David find themselves on opposing sides: One of them is trying to expose a company and unearth a killer, while the other is ethically bound to protect his client. As pressures mount and danger increases, Hulan and D avid uncover universal truths about good and evil, right and wrong-and the sometimes subtle lines that distinguish them. "[See] illuminates tradition and change, Western and Eastern cultural diffe rences. . . . All this in the middle of her thriller which is also about gr eed, corruption, abuse of the disadvantaged, the desperation of those on th e bottom of the food chain, and love." -The Tennessean "Sophisticated . . . graceful . . . See's picture of contemporary China's relationship with the United States is aptly.

Title: THE INTERIOR: A RED PRINCESS MYSTERY

Author Name: See, Lisa

Categories: General Fiction,

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperback: 2007

ISBN Number: 0812978692

ISBN Number 13: 9780812978698

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000043107