The second book in China’s bestselling crime series to date. THE LAW IS WEAK Last week, the vigilante killer who terrified and thrilled the city of Chengdu with his ‘death notices’ performed his own execution to escape capture by the police. I OFFER REAL JUSTICE But when two students are violently murdered, the only clue left by the killer is a death notice.
The executioner? Eumenides. Now Captain Pei Tao and his task force face a terrifying prospect: that Eumenides left a protege to carry on his work. NOW MEET YOUR FATE Once again, Eumenides is one step ahead of their investigation – but this time, it’s worse.
Because this time, someone on the inside is helping him. Can Pei and his team root out the mole, and hunt down their new opponent? Or are they doomed to watch history repeat itself?Gripping, explosive and fiendishly inventive, Fate is the second instalment in the Death Notice trilogy: the Chinese crime-writing phenomenon and a Sunday Times thriller of the year. Reviews for Death Notice: ‘Fiendishly inventive’ Wall Street Journal’Extraordinary’ Sunday Times’A perfect cat-and-mouse killer’ Book Riot