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By James Church

The mysterious Inspector O is once more drawn right into a internet of concessions and cover-ups within the latest secret from seriously acclaimed writer James Church.

Autumn brings unwelcome information to Inspector O: wrenched from retirement, he has been ordered to Pyongyang for an project. the 2 Koreas are actually cooperating--very quietly--to preserve balance within the North. Stability calls for compromise; balance calls for peace; balance calls for that O examine a criminal offense of ardour dedicated through the younger guy who has been chosen because the top chief of a transition government. 

O is recommended to ensure the case is going away. Then he learns that a number of groups—remnants of the previous regime, overseas powers, rival gangs—all desire a piece of the motion, and all clarify that if O values his lifestyles, he'll now not get of their way. O isn’t convinced the place his loyalties lie, and he doesn’t have a lot time to determine even if ‘tis greater to be noble or be dead.

Once back, James Church’s spare, lyrical writing illuminates an surprising panorama of whispers and shadows, a spot few outsiders have ever skilled. The guy with the Baltic Stare is a chilling, atmospheric noir—a attention-grabbing reaction to the works of Martin Cruz Smith and John Le Carre.

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The mysterious Inspector O is once more drawn right into a net of concessions and cover-ups within the latest secret from significantly acclaimed writer James Church.

Autumn brings unwelcome information to Inspector O: wrenched from retirement, he has been ordered to Pyongyang for an task. the 2 Koreas are actually cooperating--very quietly--to hold balance within the North.  Stability calls for compromise; balance calls for peace; balance calls for that O examine against the law of ardour devoted via the younger guy who has been chosen because the top chief of a transition govt.  

O is steered to ensure the case is going away.  Then he learns that a number of groups—remnants of the outdated regime, overseas powers, rival gangs—all need a piece of the motion, and all clarify that if O values his existence, he'll now not get of their approach.  O isn’t yes the place his loyalties lie, and he doesn’t have a lot time to determine no matter if ‘tis larger to be noble or be dead.

Once back, James Church’s spare, lyrical writing illuminates an unexpected panorama of whispers and shadows, a spot few outsiders have ever skilled. the guy with the Baltic Stare is a chilling, atmospheric noir—a attention-grabbing reaction to the works of Martin Cruz Smith and John Le Carre.

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And if she knew Sonny Boy 44 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM hadn’t cut the hole in the fence, did she also know who had? Lavinia provided more questions than answers. “A penny for your thoughts,” said Sally, sliding onto the barstool beside me. She was wearing jeans, a red western shirt and cowboy boots. My sister the cop looked like someone who’d have no trouble wrestling a steer to the ground. ” “You certainly seemed deep in thought. ” I was changing the subject without her knowing it.

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He’s only the screenwriter, Sally. ” 47 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM 5 I’d brought my Remington portable typewriter with me from Hollywood. It was still in its case in the closet. On Thursday morning I made a gigantic gesture toward starting a new future and took it out, setting it up on one end of the small table off the kitchen. For a long time I sat in front of it, as if trying to get used to the idea that this was my new writing space instead of the office I’d rented at Columbia, that I could work at home and write books and be my own boss.

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