The Diamond Queen of Singapore: An Ava Lee Novel: The Triad Years

Category: Book
By (author): Hamilton, Ian
Series: The Ava Lee Novels: The Triad Years
Subject:  FICTION / Crime
  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  FICTION / Thrillers / Crime
Publisher: House of Anansi Press Inc
Published: July 2020
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.00in x 5.25in
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$ 19.95
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

After the father of Ava's best friend, Mimi, loses his family's savings in a Ponzi scheme, Mimi turns to her old friend for help. Ava launches an investigation that sends her from Amsterdam to Antwerp and then to Singapore.

As she tracks the money, Ava is reminded of an old case she worked with Uncle years before that took her to Singapore for the first time. In her mind, the two cases begin to merge, and as they do, Uncle becomes visible to Ava, counselling her and urging her to make use of her new triad connections. Ava is reluctant to do so, but Uncle is persistent, and soon Ava finds herself in conflict with one of the most influential family dynasties in Singapore and eventually back in Toronto, where she confronts the new face of power and corruption.

From The Publisher*

In the latest thrilling novel in the Ava Lee series, Ava investigates a Ponzi scheme that takes her from Amsterdam to Antwerp and then Singapore, where she must confront one of the country's most powerful families.

Biographical Note

IAN HAMILTON is the author of thirteen novels in the Ava Lee series and two 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. The Ava Lee series is being adapted for television.