Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish (A Free Short Story)

Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish (A Free Short Story)

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by Stephen Leather
     
 

Inspector Zhang loves mysteries, but as a Detective Inspector with the Singapore Police Force he knows that mysteries are few and far between. There are relatively few crimes in the city state and those that are committed are usually solved quickly. But that all changes when Inspector Zhang is called to a top Singapore hotel where a guest has been found murdered in

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Overview

Inspector Zhang loves mysteries, but as a Detective Inspector with the Singapore Police Force he knows that mysteries are few and far between. There are relatively few crimes in the city state and those that are committed are usually solved quickly. But that all changes when Inspector Zhang is called to a top Singapore hotel where a guest has been found murdered in a locked room.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011389061
Publisher:
Stephen Leather
Publication date:
06/16/2011
Series:
Inspector Zhang Short Stories , #1
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
33,156
File size:
190 KB

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Meet the Author

Stephen Leather was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Before that, he was employed as a biochemist for ICI, shovelled limestone in a quarry, worked as a baker, a petrol pump attendant, a barman, and worked for the Inland Revenue. He began writing full time in 1992.Stephen Leather's bestsellers have been translated into more than ten languages. He is one of the UK most successful eBook authors and was voted by The Bookseller magazine as one of the Top 100 influential people in the publishing world in 2011.Stephen Leather has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series. You can find out more from his website, stephenleather.com.

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Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish (A Free Short Story) 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 36 reviews.
chesskat More than 1 year ago
To sell half a book, and then offer it for $10 is not okay. I am extremely disappointed with my Nook. Chesskat
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Some of this author's other work is quite good, but this one is not worth reading.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
solving a crime a good story
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Didnt rate even one star
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
INSPECTOR ZHANG GETS HIS WISH (an aptly named short story) by Stephen Leather runs about 18 pages...and the rest of the pages are taken up with front-matter and a preview of another work by the author. In reading this free short, my first exposure to Stephen Leather's work, I was reminded of Sherlock Holmes. It had the same feel...with lots of discussion, the Inspector teaching his underlings (a little annoying), and a bit too shallow in the point of view department. By the end, it's all wrapped up in a tidy package with a bow-ribbon, where like Matlock, the case was solved.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The "exerpt" from the second book does have more detail
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A well written, intriguing short story mystery.
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Very good! Would read again and may.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Intellegent
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Inspector Zhang is a very different type of detective. Not bad at all for a short story. In fact looking forward to reading more about his adventures.
rosalita68 More than 1 year ago
Short story with a surprise ending. Inspector Zhang has a Hercule Poirot-like personality. Interesting cast of characters. Would like to read more Inspector Zhang mysteries.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A quick read. Interesting lead character.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
More detail in the beginning of the second book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The Inspector was pretty irritating but clever at the same time. I didn't figure it out.
rana1901 More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed the story, read it in an hour.