Special limited edition hardcover with slip case — only 100 printed!— each copy numbered and signed by the author.
The prequel to the wildly popular Ava Lee series, now in an exclusive hardcover edition.
Young Ava Lee is a forensic accounting who has just opened her own private firm. One of her clients, Hedrick Lo, has been swindled of more than a million dollars by a Chinese importer named Johnny Kung. Desperate, Lo persuades Ava to find and retrieve the monies owed. Ava goes to Hong Kong, where she plunges into the dangerous underground collection business and meets a man who will forever change her life . . .
Ian Hamilton is the author of the wildly popular Ava Lee novels. The first book in the series, The Water Rat of Wanchai, was the winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel, an Amazon.ca Top 100 Book of the Year, an Amazon.ca Top 100 Editors’ Pick, an Amazon.ca Canadian Pick, an Amazon.ca Mysteries and Thrillers Pick, a Toronto Star Top 5 Fiction Book of the Year, and a Quill & Quire Top 5 Fiction Book of the Year. The seventh book in the Ava Lee series, The King of Shanghai, will be published in February 2015.