(From the publisher):
Shan Tao Yun is a former investigator for the Chinese government who once got a little too close to the truth. Now he breaks rocks in a Tibetan prison camp high in the Himalayas. Only the remarkable courage of the Buddhist monks who are his fellow prisoners gives him the will to survive.
But when a smartly dressed headless corpse is discovered on the bleak mountainside, Shan is forced to become a detective once more. And as he uncovers a web of intrigue involving a beautiful American mining engineer, Tibetan sorcerers, corrupt Chinese officials and the Buddhist Resistance, he begins to realise that far more than his own survival is at stake.
Original title: The Skull Mantra
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ General
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Regional Interest