'A gripping page-turner that combines edge-of-the-seat suspense with a fascinating picture of modern China' Irish Independent.
'The plot is chilling and ingenious' Scotland on Sunday.
Eighteen mutilated women in a Shanghai mass grave. But this is only the beginning of a horrific case for Investigator Li Yan and Mei Ling, head of Shanghai’s serious crime squad. Ling is a formidable woman, and she appears to threaten Li Yan’s relationship with pathologist Margaret Campbell. But when Campbell discovers that the victims were subjected to live autopsies, she knows she’ll need all the help she can get.
Peter May is the author of The Blackhouse, The Lewis Man and The Chessmen. The Killing Room is the third of his China thrillers. Peter was an award-winning journalist at the age of just twenty-one. He left newspapers for television and screenwriting, creating three prime-time British drama series and accruing more than 1,000 television credits. He now lives in France.