As dawn breaks on a snowy February morning, a refrigerated lorry is found parked in the heart of London's Chinatown. Inside, 12 women, apparently illegal immigrants, are dead from hypothermia. But in the cab, DC Max Wolfe finds 13 passports. Twelve dead women. Thirteen passports. The hunt for the missing woman will take Max Wolfe into the dark heart of the world of human smuggling, mass migration and 21st-century slave markets.
There is a fate worse than death in this fifth instalment of the sensational Max Wolfe series, from best-selling author Tony Parsons.
©2017 Tony Parsons (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd
"I've long been a fan of Tony Parson's writing and I'm really enjoying his genre move into crime fiction. This is brilliant stuff." (Peter James, on The Hanging Club)
"This is Parson's best crime novel so far and underlines his exceptional talent for sensing the zeitgeist." (Daily Mail, on The Hanging Club)
Great characters in a strong series that is well plotted (if you can forgive the coincidences). It's pacy and full of action as well as reflections on the world as it was and how it is now. Well read by Colin Mace, he's made it his own now. Smiths of Smithfield and BMW should be pleased with their free publicity. Kept me hooked all the way.
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love the author, love the narrator. he has built up characters that you want to hear more about as much as the story, having said that the plot and content of this book were excellent.
As usual an excellent performance from Colin Mace. The story is OK, but like the previous book in the series, it was not too hard to anticipate the ending.
Maybe it's like a band that you like's 3rd and 4th albums..you loved 1 and 2 and bought 3 on the strength of them, then 4 in the hope they get there mojo back..but find it's remained the same...That said i would recommend the series.
Where do I start?
Awful book. The narrator is good but the story is dreadful. He is a policeman who lives in a central London loft apartment and drives a BMWX5. The BMW X5 Is talked about a lot, he climbs into the BMW X5, slows the BMW X5 and walks around it. Enough of the BMW X5!!He seems to never follow any rules or police procedures of any kind but it's ok because no one does, the entire Met has gone maverick. The dialogue is appalling and the plot is just gibberish. I'm no pedant but this really is pushing the very edge of believability.
Oh and he had a child and 24 hour child care. It's really bad and so bad it's occasionally funny.
But really don't bother.
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