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Precious Dragon

(2007)
(The third book in the Detective Inspector Chen series)
A novel by

 
 
In this, the third Detective Inspector Chen novel, Chen and Zhu are given a major assignment to escort an emissary from heaven on a diplomatic mission to hell. Zhu tries to dodge his demonic family's overtures, but ends up embroiled in hell's political intrigues. At the same time, a young boy born to ghostly parents in Hell is sent to live with his grandmother in Singapore Three. The boy, Precious Dragon, is being chased by Hell's most dangerous creatures and ends up being the key to unlock the mystery that is quickly spiraling out of control.Chen and Zhu find themselves in the middle of a struggle much bigger then they can fully comprehend, and when the dust finally settles, neither heaven nor hell will be the same.

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Williams joins A.A. Attanasio and China Miéville as one of the best contemporary practitioners of a kind of imaginative literature that fuses the intellect of SF with the heart of fantasy." - Paul Di Filippo


Used availability for Liz Williams's Precious Dragon

Hardback Editions

January 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Precious Dragon (Detective Inspector Chen)
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 1-4804-8108-4 / 978-1-4804-8108-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
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November 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Precious Dragon
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 1-59780-083-X / 978-1-59780-083-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nightshade Book
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June 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Precious Dragon: The Detective Inspector Chen Novels, Book Three
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 1-59780-082-1 / 978-1-59780-082-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Night Shade
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Paperback Editions

September 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Precious Dragon (The Detective Inspector Chen Novels (3))
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 1-4804-3820-0 / 978-1-4804-3820-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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March 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Precious Dragon: The Detective Inspector Chen Novels, Book Three
Author(s): Liz Williams
ISBN: 1-59780-084-8 / 978-1-59780-084-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Night Shade
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Precious Dragon (The Detective Inspector Chen Novels Book 3)
Author(s): Liz Williams
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA