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   Man with the Baltic Stare, The, by James Church  
 
  Novel, first publication in 2010
 
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      From the author of the critically acclaimed Inspector O series comes another riveting novel set in the mysterious world of North Korea

    Autumn brings unwelcome news to Inspector O: he has been wrenched from retirement and ordered back to Pyongyang for a final assignment. The two Koreas, he learns, are now cooperating--very quietly--to maintain stability in the North. Stability requires that Inspector O lead an investigation into a crime of passion committed by the young man who has been selected as the best possible leader of a transition government. O is instructed to make sure that the case goes away. Remnants of the old regime, foreign powers, rival gangs--all want a piece of the action, and all make it clear that if O values his life, he will not get in their way. O isn't sure where his loyalties lie, and he doesn't have much time to figure out whether 'tis better to be noble or be dead.

     
     
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  • Inspector O (#4)

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  • 21th Century
  • Cops - Sheriff
  • Korea
  • Murders
  • Mystery

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