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By Liz Williams

While Chen is going on vacation, his demonic companion Zhu Irzh reveals himself on my own in Singapore 3. The lacking physique of a brutally murdered socialite and the unusual experiments of a well-connected, appealing, younger heiress leads Zhu right into a maze of dying and corruption. Chen returns to town simply as Zhu's baser instincts appear to be getting the higher of him. whereas the remainder of the police division thinks the worst of Zhu, Chen suspects whatever extra malignant, rather while the forces of Heaven commence manifesting themselves in Singapore 3, taking facets and leaving a path of loss of life and destruction of their wake.

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To my parents. and last but not least, to Trevor Jones, witchcraft shop owner, historian and best friend. " —Charles Stross, author of Halting State "In The Demon and the City, Liz Williams does one better than giving you more of the same: she gives you more of what you didn't even know you wanted.  ..  .. " —C. E. Murpy, author of Urban Shaman "If Liz Williams were a casserole chef, she'd have a heavy hand with the garlic, onions, chili, ginger and some exotic spices you can only get in a stall tucked away in an obscure corner of an even more obscure market.

She had known the Paugeng heiress, mad Jhai Tserai, from their debutante days. And now, they had an even stronger connection. Smiling, she turned back and continued walking. Something came fast out of the shelter of the darkness. Sardai had a brief glimpse of a lean shape moving too quickly to see, and then it was gone. She'd seen something in the retail market, her bewildered mind told her, sneaking among the bones, but that had been a dog, a little thing. This was a person. She swung the mace canister out of her pocket, looked about her warily.

Robin's journey passed swiftly, lost in a haze of speculation. She had been instructed to report anything Mhara said, directly to Jhai, but she did not want to anger her employer, and informing Jhai that she was apparently the cause of wholesale destruction seemed a good way to go about this. Robin herself was not even sure that she believed in Mhara's predictive abilities, but Jhai believed, and that was the important thing. Robin tossed questions to and fro in her head until she was too tired to think.

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