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  • ISBN: 0765331764
  • ISBN: 9780765331762
  • Physical Description: 219 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: ¬©2014.

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Summary, etc.: Conducting a dual investigation in the opium dens of San Francisco's Chinatown, Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon search for missing millionaires against a backdrop of a brewing Tong war.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2014 December #1
    Muller and Pronzini, crime fiction's First Couple, return with new cases for San Francisco PIs John Quincannon and Sabina Carpenter. Nineteenth-century San Francisco is a growing city with a colorful population. The wife of a missing lawyer asks Quincannon to find her husband, who represents the leader of a Chinese tong. The lawyer is also fond of smoking opium and enjoying the ladies of the evening in Chinatown. Quincannon finds him, but someone takes a shot at them, killing the lawyer and narrowly missing him He then finds himself drawn into a conflict that could lead to a tong war over the stolen corpse of Bing Ah Kee, head of one of the tongs. Meanwhile, the widow of a millionaire asks Sabina to locate her late husband's body, which has disappeared from the family crypt. Sabina also has a new suitor who is quite charming, but her detective instinct tells her that he may be hiding something. Readers will enjoy the historical details as they ponder the cases and wonder about the Carpenter-­Quincannon relationship. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

MARCIA MULLER is the New York Times bestselling creator of private investigator Sharon McCone. The author of more than thirty-five novels, Muller received the MWA's Grand Master Award in 2005.

BILL PRONZINI, creator of the Nameless Detective, is a highly praised novelist, short story writer and anthologist. He received the Grand Master Award from the MWA in 2008, making Muller and Pronzini the only living couple to share the award.

Subject: Women detectives Fiction
Missing persons Investigation Fiction
Triads (Gangs) California San Francisco Fiction
Eighteen nineties Fiction
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.
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