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The Wild Beasts of Wuhan

Written by Ian Hamilton

Published December 20, 2011 | ISBN 9781770890534
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths

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400 pages
Digital Format

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About this book

The Wild Beasts of Wuhan

An Ava Lee Novel: Book 3

Ian Hamilton

Ava Lee uncovers the secret world of art fraud in the third book in the wildly popular and bestselling Ava Lee series.

Uncle and Ava are summoned by Wong Changxing, “The Emperor of Hubei” and one of the most powerful men in China, when he discovers that the Fauvist paintings he recently acquired are in fact forgeries.

Ava uncovers a ring of fraudulent art dealers and follows their twisted trail to Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Dublin, London, and New York. But the job is further complicated by Wong’s second wife, the cunning and seductive May Ling, who threatens to interfere in Ava’s investigation.

Will Ava find the perpetrators and retrieve the Wongs’ money? Or will May Ling get to them first…

About the Author

Ian Hamilton

IAN HAMILTON is the acclaimed author of fourteen novels in the Ava Lee series and three in the Lost Decades of Uncle Chow Tung series. His books have been shortlisted for numerous prizes, including the Arthur Ellis Award, the Barry Award, and the Lambda Literary Prize, and are national bestsellers. BBC Culture named Hamilton one of the ten mystery/crime writers from the last thirty years who should be on your bookshelf. Bonnie Jack is his first stand-alone novel. 

Awards and Praise
The Wild Beasts of Wuhan is the best Ava Lee novel yet, and promises more and better to come.
  • Commended iTunes Store Best Book of 2012, 2012