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Summary

The penultimate novel in the China series, from the Richard and Judy million-selling author of The Blackhouse

The Sufferer 

A prodigious Chinese swimmer kills himself on the eve of the Beijing Olympics. Days later, a champion weightlifter suffers a fatal heart attack prior to competition. 

The Listener 

Detective Li Yan senses a conspiracy surrounding the fatalities and finds a female athlete willing to talk. But she will trust only one person: Li's fiancée, Margaret Campbell. 

The Runner 

When Campbell's contact herself vanishes, the gun is fired on a race against time. And Li must now outrun, and outwit, an enemy bent on pushing him beyond endurance. 

©2012 Peter May (P)2017 Quercus Editions Limited

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very good couldn't put it down,and

download the next one and about to listen to it the reader is excellent thanks

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good listen

another good book from Peter May well written and well read.

hope there are more to read (listen to)

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Another excellent listen

Peter May is such a talented writer who keeps the intrigue and fast going throughout the story.
Peter Forbes narrates in a manner that enhances the story never grating or "intrusive".

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excellent as usual. love both author and narrator

I love Peter May's books. I have listened to all of his books read by Peter Forbes. Peter Forbes has a particular way with his narration that brings Mays books alive.