A murder mystery set against the backdrop of Tibet and China.
Eliot Pattison's numerous books and articles on international policy issues have been published on three continents. He is a world traveller and frequent visitor to China. The Skull Mantra, his first work of fiction, won the Edgar Award for best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America. Beautiful Ghosts is Pattison's fourth novel featuring former Beijing Investigator, Shan Tao Yun.