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Whispering Shadows I read Sendker s first book, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, and loved it so I couldn t wait to read his follow up I found it hard to put down read it within two days Needless to say, I enjoyed the story It sthan your standard mystery thriller the author also gives insight into the setting the story takes place, in this book Hong Kong While I have traveled to China, it gave me a glimpse into the dark side of China that you only get a glimpse of in movies The author focuses on two I read Sendker s first book, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, and loved it so I couldn t wait to read his follow up I found it hard to put down read it within two days Needless to say, I enjoyed the story It sthan your standard mystery thriller the author also gives insight into the setting the story takes place, in this book Hong Kong While I have traveled to China, it gave me a glimpse into the dark side of China that you on When we reviewed the international bestseller, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, by Jan Phillipp Sendker three years ago, I wrote that rarely had a novel touched me the way that one did and that s still true What s also true is that now, having read Jan Phillipp s new novel, Whispering Shadows, I can say with no hesitation that he s one of the most gifted storytellers out there Whispering Shadows is a quite different novel from The Art of Hearing Thanks to NetGalley and Atria for allowing me access to this advance reader copy.I loved Jan Philipp Sendker s The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, so I was very eager to read this It s definitely a bit different from Heartbeats It s a blend of a love story, a tale of loss and healing and a crime thriller set in modern day Hong Kong and China Paul L I received a copy of Whispering Shadows from Atria Books presented on Goodreads In contrast, he noticed, the stillness that reigned in this house did him no good It spread through him and pushed all thoughts of the case of Michael Owen, of Mei or Paul to one side, and made space for memories that he did not want to engage with Stillness, thought Zhang, is not good for people who want to forget I was drawn into this book full on from page one The writing style of Jan Philipp Sendker is rich I received a copy of Whispering Shadows from Atria Books presented on Goodreads In contrast, he noticed, the stillnes 2.5 stjerner.Fin bok, men veldig flat spenningskurve Ganske forutsigbar F r ikke inntrykk av at forfatteren er veldig bevandret innen krim sjangeren. Couldn t actually finish The characters are not engaging, but they are interesting The problem is the history and politics that abound After slogging through dozens of really boring pages, I read the character saying that he had only a passing interest in it Well that was it for me Whatever The First In A Suspenseful New Trilogy By The Internationally Bestselling Author Of The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats, This Gripping Story Follows A Retired Expat Journalist In Contemporary China Who Tries To Crack A Murder Case As He Battles His Own Personal Demons.American Expat Paul Leibovitz Was Once An Ambitious Advisor, Dedicated Father, And Loving Husband But After Living For Nearly Thirty Years In Hong Kong, Personal Tragedy Strikes And Paul S Marriage Unravels In The Fallout.Now Paul Is Living As A Recluse On An Outlying Island Of Hong Kong When He Makes A Fleeting Connection With Elizabeth, A Distressed American Woman On The Verge Of Collapse, His Life Is Thrown Into Turmoil Less Than Twenty Four Hours Later, Elizabeth S Son Is Found Dead In Shenzhen, And Paul, Invigorated By A Newfound Purpose, Sets Out To Investigate The Murder On His Own.As Paul, Elizabeth, And A Detective Friend Descend Deeper Into The Shenzhen Underworld Against The Wishes Of A Woman With Whom Paul Has Had A Flirtation They Discover Dark Secrets Hidden Beneath China S Booming New Wealth In A Country Where Rich Businessmen With Expensive Degrees Can Corrupt The Judicial System, The Potential For Evil Abounds.Part Love Story, Part Crime Thriller, Whispering Shadows Is The Captivating Tale Of One Man S Desperate Search For Redemption Within The Vice Of A World Superpower, A Place Where Secrets From The Past Threaten To Upend The Country S Unchecked Drive Towards Modernization. A special thank you to Atria Books and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest reviewWHISPERING SHADOWS by Jan Philipp Sendker, is a multi layered extraordinary story of universal human emotions of loss, love, betrayal, and trust A gripping suspense story of a retired journalist in contemporary China attempting to crack a murder case, as he battles his own demons and loss of his son A mix of a love story and crime mystery thriller, a captivating tale of a man s desperation and searc A special thank you to Atria Books and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest reviewWHISPERING SHADOWS by Jan Philipp Sendker, is a multi layered extraordinary story of universal human emotions of loss, love, betrayal, and trust A gripping suspense story of a retired journalist in contemporary China attempti Jan Phillip Sendker proves himself to be a gifted author with his second novel, Whispering Shadows I adored this novel as much as his first novel, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats Sendker is able to create complex and real characters that the reader can identify with and have compassion for imperfections, faults, and all.In this novel, the whispering shadows are the guilt, fright, and insecurities caused by the 1966 Chinese Cultural Revolution on the Chinese people In his Acknowledgments, S Jan Phillip Sendker proves himself to be a gifted author with his second novel, Whispering Shadows I adored this novel as much as his first novel, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats Sendker is able to create complex and real characters that the reader can identify with and have compassion for imperfections, faults, and all.In this novel, the whispering shadows are the guilt, fright, and insecurities caused by the 1966 Chinese Cultural Revolution on the Chinese people In his Acknowledgments, Sendker writes that he was inspired by life stories told to him from Chinese people I always enjoy novels that awaken me to the struggles and fears of people of whom I m not familiar China is an interesting country, full of complexities and disparities Disclaimer This book was given to me by Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.I really enjoyed this one I loved the complexities It did take a long time for the story to really take off, since it wascharacter driven I think my biggest issue was with the fact that when dealing wit


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About the Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Jan Philipp Sendker, born in Hamburg in 1960, and, longing to travel the world, became the American correspondent for Stern from 1990 to 1995, and its Asian correspondent from 1995 to 1999 In 2000 he published Cracks in the Great Wall, a nonfiction book about China The Art of Hearing Heartbeats is his first novel, and since then, he has written 3 further novels, including a sequel to The Art of Jan Philipp Sendker, born in Hamburg in 1960, and, longing to travel the world, became the American correspondent for Stern from 1990 to 1995, and its Asian correspondent from 1995 to 1999 In 2000 he published Cracks in the Great Wall, a nonfiction book about China The Art of Hearing Heartbeats is his first novel, and since then, he has written 3 further novels, including a sequel to The Art of Hearing Heartbeats , A Well Tempered Heart In 2013, he received The indies Choice Honor Award in the category Adult Fiction for The Art of Hearing Heartbeats He lives in Potsdam with his family and is currently working on the third installment in his China trilogy


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