By Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano
An American investigating his mentor's homicide reveals himself ensnared in an online of lies and treachery in China, the place even tomorrow's climate is a country secret. From a nightmarish interrogation to assassination by means of cobra, A demise in China takes readers on a visit without relaxation stops via a global of claustrophobic distrust and terrifying hazard.
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But he had not consciously decided to enter Flower with the dusei. He had not decided. He tore his mind away, far away from the dusei, fighting a giddy return to the warmth that was their touch. Yes, Niun had said, I feel them. I feel them. He talked to the security man, something to drown the silence, talked of banal things, of nonsensical things with slurring speech and no recall later of what he said. It was only necessary, until he was within the brightly lighted safety of the Nom, in its echoing halls that smelled of regul and humans, that there not be silence.
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They were on the right track; there remained no vestige of doubt in Duncan's mind, but he savored the silence, and did not break it with conversation. And eventually there lay before him that gap in the rocks, inconspicuous, like a dozen others thereabouts, save for the identifying shelf of rock that slanted down at the left, and the depth of the shadow that lay within. Duncan paused; it occurred to him that even yet there was time to repent what he was doing, that he could lead Galey in circles until they ran out of supplies, and convince them all that he could not remember, that the place was lost to him.
A Death in China by Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano