By James Church
Sit on a quiet hillside at sunrise one of the wildflowers; take an image of a motor vehicle bobbing up a abandoned road from the south.
Simple orders for Inspector O, till he realizes they've got led him a ways, remote his department's turf and right into a maelstrom of betrayal and loss of life. North Korea's leaders are wanting to search out and get rid of an individual who is aware an excessive amount of a few sequence of decade's-old kidnappings and murders---and Inspector O discovers too past due he has been despatched into the chaos. this can be a global the place not anything works because it may still, the place the crimes of the earlier hang-out the current, and the place even the shadows are genuine.
Author James Church weaves a narrative with superbly spare prose and layered descriptions of a rustic and a humans he is aware via center after a long time as an intelligence officer.
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A Corpse in the Koryo (Inspector O, Book 1) by James Church