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Dragon Day

(2015)
(The third book in the Ellie McEnroe series)
A novel by

 
 
A Seattle Times Best Mystery of the Year: After serving in the Iraq War, a woman finds another kind of danger in China in this “nonstop thriller” (Booklist, starred review).
 
Ellie McEnroe is an Iraq War veteran living in Beijing, where she represents the work of cutting-edge Chinese political artists. She has one bum leg, a taste for dumplings and beer, and a sweet-tempered rescue mutt for a roommate. She also has Chinese Domestic Security on her tail and a dwindling number of Percocets to get her through her bad days.
 
And she’s about to have some bad days. The immensely powerful—and occasionally homicidal—Shanghai billionaire Sidney Cao has asked Ellie to investigate his son’s suspicious new American business partner. Ellie knows she can’t refuse, and is grudgingly swept up into the elite social circles of Sidney’s three children: debauched Guwei, rebellious Meimei, and social climber Tiantian. When a waitress is murdered at one of Tiantian’s parties, the last thing Ellie wants is to get sucked into a huge scandal involving China’s rich and powerful. But Ellie quickly becomes the most convenient suspect. She realizes she’ll have to figure out who really did it—and even that might not be enough to save herself.
 

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Don’t turn the pages too fast. Brackmann’s evocation of China, funny, frustrating, frightening, sometimes tender, and always real, is worth savoring." - Nicole Mones


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Used availability for Lisa Brackmann's Dragon Day

Hardback Editions

August 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dragon Day (An Ellie McEnroe Novel)
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
ISBN: 1-61695-345-4 / 978-1-61695-345-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dragon Day (An Ellie McEnroe Novel)
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
ISBN: 1-61695-662-3 / 978-1-61695-662-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

September 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Dragon Day (Ellie McEnroe)
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
ISBN: 1-5318-8887-9 / 978-1-5318-8887-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


June 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dragon Day
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Audible Studios
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June 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Dragon Day
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dragon Day
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


June 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dragon Day
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

August 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dragon Day (An Ellie McEnroe Investigation Book 3)
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU