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Author: Peter May
Publisher: New York, NY : Quercus, 2019. ©2002
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A vehicle crammed with dozens of dead Chinese immigrants is found in southern Texas. Pathologist Margaret Campbell must put aside her horror, and find out why. Detective Li Yan - an even more unwelcome memory for Campbell - has arrived stateside to investigate a link in the case to a lucrative trade in illegal labourers. Li and Campbell will soon find that the crime scene hides another secret: a biological time bomb  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
May, Peter, 1951-
Snake head.
New York, New York : Quercus, 2002, 2019
(DLC) 2018956900
(OCoLC)1081043432
Named Person: Margaret Campbell, (Fictitious character); Margaret Campbell, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter May
ISBN: 9781681440798 1681440792 9781681440781 1681440784
OCLC Number: 1081314538
Notes: First published in the United States by Quercus in 2019.
Originally published in Great Britain in 2002 by Coronet Books.
Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)
Other Titles: Snakehead
Responsibility: Peter May.

Abstract:

A vehicle crammed with dozens of dead Chinese immigrants is found in southern Texas. Pathologist Margaret Campbell must put aside her horror, and find out why. Detective Li Yan - an even more unwelcome memory for Campbell - has arrived stateside to investigate a link in the case to a lucrative trade in illegal labourers. Li and Campbell will soon find that the crime scene hides another secret: a biological time bomb linking traffickers, politicians and migrants in Beijing, Washington and Texas - posing multiple countries one, very singular, thread.

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