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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (519 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: S. J. Rozan Narrator: Samantha Quan Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Lydia Chin / Bill Smith Series Release Date:
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Chinese-American PI Lydia Chin is brought in by former mentor Joel Pilarsky to help with a case that crosses continents, cultures, and decades. In Shanghai, excavation has unearthed a cache of European jewelry dating back to World War II. The jewelry was immediately stolen by a Chinese official who fled to New York City. Hired by a lawyer specializing in the recovery of Holocaust assets, Chin and Pilarsky are to find any and all leads to the missing jewels. Lydia soon learns that there is much more to the story than they’ve been told.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[Rozan] gives us a brilliant look into the culture of Chinese American families today and an exciting mystery. Readers who have waited patiently for this one will not be disappointed. Highly recommended.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “[A]  rich blend of historical mystery and contemporary suspense.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Rozan plots as expansively and ambitiously as ever.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • A 2010 Anthony Award Nominee for Best Novel
  • A 2010 Barry Award Nominee for Best Novel
  • A 2010 Macavity Award Nominee for Best Mystery Novel
  • A 2010 Dilys Award Nominee

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Brenna | 2/18/2014

    " liked it; page turner and everything came together at the end. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lisa | 1/20/2014

    " I think I found a new author - great book - loved how they twisted the past and the present. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Laurie | 1/17/2014

    " It's a PI novel, it's an historical novel. It's New York now and Shanghai then. It's Bill and Lydia, and that's all you need to know. Read it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Tiger | 1/17/2014

    " My first S.J. Rozan mystery. Sorry I read it out of sequence, but enjoyed it immensely. Great use of letters and diary entries to weave in back story on a subject I knew nothing about: Jewish war refugees in Shanghai. Rozan weaves a good plot,with lots of twists and turns, carried along by well developed characters. I'm looking forward to starting at the beginning of the series. "

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About the Author

S. J. Rozan is the author of the acclaimed novel Absent Friends in addition the Lydia Chin/Bill Smith series, including Winter and Night, which won the Edgar, Nero, and Macavity Awards for Best Novel, and was nominated for the Shamus, Anthony, and Barry Awards. Born and raised in the Bronx, she is an architect in a New York firm and lives in Greenwich Village.