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Rock Paper Tiger

(2010)
(Year of the Tiger)
(The first book in the Ellie McEnroe series)
A novel by

 
American Iraq War veteran Ellie Cooper is down and out in Beijing when a chance encounter with a Uighura member of a Chinese Muslim minority at the home of her sort-of boyfriend Lao Zhang turns her life upside down. Lao Zhang disappears, and suddenly multiple security organizations are hounding her for information. They say the Uighur is a terrorist. Ellie doesn't know whats going on, but she must decide whom to trust among the artists, dealers, collectors, and operatives claiming to be on her side - in particular, a mysterious organization operating within a popular online role-playing game. As she tries to elude her pursuers, shes haunted by memories of Iraq. Is what she did and saw there at the root of the mess she's in now?

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

"Lisa Brackmann's Rock Paper Tiger is a compelling debut that takes you deep into the dangerous, complicated heart of modern China, with a tough and appealing heroine in Ellie." - Jeff Abbott

"A terrifying odyssey in present-day China . . . with the protagonist pursued by the Chinese and American governments alike in a global panorama. A totally captivating page-turner with vivid, first-hand details and nuanced multi-cultural facets." - Qiu Xiaolong


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Hardback Editions

June 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Rock Paper Tiger (An Ellie McEnroe Novel)
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
ISBN: 1-56947-640-3 / 978-1-56947-640-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

July 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Rock Paper Tiger (An Ellie McEnroe Novel)
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
ISBN: 1-61695-258-X / 978-1-61695-258-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Year of the Tiger
Author(s): Lisa Brackman
ISBN: 0-00-745319-1 / 978-0-00-745319-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Rock Paper Tiger (An Ellie McEnroe Novel)
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
ISBN: 1-56947-951-8 / 978-1-56947-951-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

June 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Rock Paper Tiger
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


June 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Rock Paper Tiger
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Year of the Tiger
Author(s): Lisa Brackman
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Rock Paper Tiger (An Ellie McEnroe Novel)
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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