in the 1940s: from its sprawling ports to its exotic bordellos in
Chinatown, it is a rain-drenched harbor of greed, sex, and corruption--and
now a mysterious murder. Alan Stewart loses his private investigator
father at the hands of corrupt police officials. As he sets out to
seek answers and to avenge his father’s death, Alan uncovers
clues that lead all the way to the “Crime of the Century”The
it is akin to stepping into a film noir, shadowy, smoky, and shocking.
No one is whom he seems to be, and each unveiling heightens the pace
of high tension.
-Author Ann Rule.
and justice. Sex and love. Greed and honor. This is a morality play
in the tradition of Shakespeare's Richard III.
-Author Lowen Clausen.
#2 Best-selling trade mystery paperback of 2008
(Independent Mystery Booksellers Association)
Format: Trade paperback, 360 pages, 2nd Edition
1st in Alan Stewart Series
Retail Price: $ 15.95
Distributor: Partners West