Summary

A mysterious "fear disease" is scaring to death the citizens of Longzhou, China. Literally. Victims go insane or die frozen in terror, while survivors rant maniacally about demons infiltrating the city. But what's really behind the sudden epidemic? To find the answer, Chief Inspector Luo Fei teams up with a controversial historian and a brilliant psychologist to track down the true source of the illness and halt the wave of horror that threatens the metropolis.
As the trio ventures to the primitive jungles and mountains of Yunnan, they're haunted by tales of a seventeenth-century general whose demonic soul, said to have been sealed away in a vial of his blood, has been unleashed on the modern world. Now, trekking deep into the legendary Valley of Terror, they find themselves being stalked by someone - or something - daring them to uncover the truth. And as superstition, science, and history collide, their discovery could be as heart-stopping as fear itself.
©2009 Zhou Haohui. Translation © 2017 by Bonnie Huie (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved
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By Lou on 15-04-18

Great listen and fascinating

Loved this book and the mixture of historical and fiction. It took a little while to get used to each character but well worth persevering. It even made me want to read up on the actual historical events. Can't wait for more of his books to be available .

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