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By Michael Walters

Set in a rustic suffering to return to phrases with the legacy of its earlier and the promise of its destiny, The Shadow Walker is a gripping mystery that introduces Inspector Nergui of the Mongolian critical Crime squad.

As winter's first snow falls on Ulan Baatar, the mutilated physique of a British geologist is located within the city's most costly inn, it appears the fourth sufferer of a serial killer. With political strain to resolve the crimes mounting, Negrui, ex-head of the intense Crime Squad, is ordered again to his former position, construction an uneasy operating courting together with his successor and protégé, Doripalam, and with Drew McLeish, a senior British CID officer despatched out to aid the investigation.

But the murders continue--leading the officials in the course of the disused factories of the decaying urban, out directly to the steppes between nomadic herdsmen and unlawful gold prospectors, and down into the barren landscapes of the Gobi. after which McLeish himself is kidnapped.

With political tensions mounting and time draining away, Nergui and Doripalam piece jointly a case that encompasses either own tragedy and shadowy advertisement pursuits in Mongolia's large mineral and effort reserves. And, eventually, in a long-abandoned warehouse among the decaying Soviet-era factories of Ulan Baatar, Nergui comes nose to nose with the one determine who can carry the tale to its shattering end.

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But then, when it really hit me, I slapped my fist forward, hitting his fingers and knocking the lighter away. It winked out and clattered against the floor. I'd knocked over a glass and it rolled on the table top, the liquor and water dripping off the table's edge. There was no illumination behind Stone, only the reflection from those spotlights focused on the dance floor, but there was enough of a glow so that I could see him start to move. He seemed slumped in the chair, but was still upright.

I'm going out to see him now. " Senator Carter spoke for the first time since I'd come in this evening. "Perhaps we should wait here until Mr. Scott can report on what he learns. " Beasley shrugged, but Sebastian Wise got to his feet. "You can call me at home if anything important comes up. " He looked Page 21 Wailing Frail, A Shell Scott Detective Mystery at me and grinned. " He went out. After a little more conversation I was ready to leave. Paula stopped by me a moment at the door. " I told her I'd be back in no time, and she gave me a smile that would last me at least an hour.

Fortunately there were no ladies resting and when I came out I saw the word "Manager" on a door across from me, but the room beyond it was empty. I went back to where Stone lay. The big guy was still standing alongside the body. Satin wasn't in sight. I went through the curtained archway and down a narrow passageway to a hall lined with closed doors. I saw one door with a silver star on it and knocked. " "Shell Scott. " Satin opened the door. She held a cloth in her hand and was removing the make-up from her face; but she hadn't changed the outfit she wore in her act.

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