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The King of Shanghai

The Triad Years   |   An Ava Lee Novel: Book 7

Written by Ian Hamilton

Published January 17, 2015 | ISBN 9781770892460
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths

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The King of Shanghai

The Triad Years

An Ava Lee Novel: Book 7

Ian Hamilton

The seventh novel in the Ava Lee series finds Ava getting caught up in the election for the chairmanship of the Triad Societies.

Ava steps into her new business with May Ling Wong and her sister-in-law, Amanda. On a trip to Shanghai, Ava meets with Xu, a young man Uncle had been mentoring and who is also the head of the Triad in Shanghai. Xu makes an audacious business proposal that she and May are compelled to consider. Meanwhile, separately and privately, he confides to Ava that he intends to run for the chairmanship of the Triad Societies and attempts to recruit her as his adviser and confidante.

Against her will, Ava becomes enmeshed in Triad warfare and her future is threatened . . .

About the Author

Ian Hamilton

IAN HAMILTON is the bestselling author of the Ava Lee and 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. BBC Culture named Hamilton one of the ten mystery/crime writers from the last thirty years who should be on your bookshelf. The Ava Lee series is currently being adapted for television.