Words leave imprints in your mind like footprints in the sand...
beach reading
starry skies to read under
reading in nature
  • Location: Texas, Huntsville, China, Bejing

Snakehead (China Thrillers 4)

Snakehead  (China Thrillers 4)

Why a Booktrail?

2000s: The fourth in the China thrillers

  • ISBN: 978-1782062325
  • Genre: Crime, Police Procedural, Thriller

What you need to know before your trail

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.

Yan 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, threat.

Travel Guide

BookTrail Travel to Huntsville

Travel with author Peter May to China in #Authorsonlocation

In this book a truck full of dead Chinese in southern Texas draw together popular characters American pathologist Margaret Campbell and Beijing detective Li Yan. An interesting change since now these two characters are on US soil. The dynamics of this, their relationship and this case make for a unique cultural and social novel.

Their joint task is to discover who Snakehead is, the character behind the trade in illegal Chinese immigrants which led to the tragedy in Texas. This case might be focused in and around Huntsville and various cities/airforce bases in Texas. The variuous locations take the characters from universities to airforce bases and police forces around the state. Most of the action is focused in Huntsville which is the home of Sam Houston.

When they discover the victims were carrying a deadly virus, the case takes them back to China and the search for the source of the problem.

Booktrail Boarding Pass:  Snakehead

Destination : Texas, Huntsville, Bejing  Author/Guide: Peter May  Departure Time: 2000s

Back to Results

Featured Book

A Poisoner’s Tale

1651: Inspired by the true story of Giulia Tofana: The Angel of Death with a Vial of Vengeance

Read more