Police Inspector Lu Fei has an unfortunate talent for getting himself into hot water with powerful people. While running a sting operation on the sale of endangered animals in Northern China, Lu comes across the case of a waitress who has gone missing from a restaurant known for exotic illegal delicacies, owned by smooth-talking gangster. Suspended from the police force, Lu must travel to the wilds of Myanmar in a bloody quest for justice, and in this sequel to Thief of Souls, he will risk his life to infiltrate the hidden compound of a ruthless female warlord.
"Heart-stopping action, an in-depth characterization of a very persistent man, and wonderfully realized settings…. A stunner!"—Booklist (starred review)