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The Water Rat of Wanchai
The Water Rat of Wanchai
Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel In the first electrifying book of the series, Ian Hamilton introduces us to Ava Lee - the smartest, most stylish heroine in crime fiction since Lisbeth Salandar. Ava Lee is a young Chinese - Canadian forensic accountant who works for an elderly Hong Kong - based ''Uncle,'' who may or may not have ties to the Triads. At 115lbs., she hardly seems a threat. But her razorsharp intellect and resourcefulness allows her to succeed where traditional methods have failed. In <i>The Water Rat of Wanchai</i>, Ava travels across continents to track 5 million dollar owed by a seafood company. But it's in Guyana where she meets her match: Captain Robbins, a huge hulk of a man and godfather - like figure who controls the police, politicians, and criminals alike. In exchange for his help, he decides he wants a piece of Ava's 5 million dollar action and will do whatever it takes to get his fair share...
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CA$ 29.99

Book Author
Ian Hamilton
Genre Action & Adventure , Crime & Thrillers , Fiction
House of Anansi Press
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10 - 15 Days (?)

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