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Rock Paper Tiger

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

 

"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


American Iraq War veteran Ellie Cooper is down and out in Beijing when a chance encounter with a Uighur - a 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 what's 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, she's haunted by memories of Iraq. Is what she did and saw there at the root of the mess she's in now?

Genre: Mystery
 
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Used availability for Lisa Brackmann's Rock Paper Tiger


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Hardback Editions

June 2010 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: 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
thumbTitle: 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   

June 2011 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: 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
thumbTitle: Rock Paper Tiger
Author(s): Lisa Brackmann
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

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

Kindle Editions

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


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