Author(s): Eliot Pattison
The news that a venerated teacher has been murdered and that a lama is missing sends an unlikely band of outcasts into the remote northern reaches of the Tibetan plateau. Shan Tao Yun, a former Beijing investigator sets out to find justice. In the dangerous borderlands of China justice is elusive.
Eliot Pattison's numerous books and articles on international policy issues have been published on three continents. He is a world traveller and a frequent visitor to China. THE SKULL MANTRA, his first work of fiction, won him the Edgar Award for Best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America.