The Water Rat of Wanchai
Ava Lee is a petite young Chinese-Canadian forensic accountant who works for an elderly Hong Kong-based 'Uncle'. In tracking millions of dollars across continents the stakes are often high, sometimes violent and always shady, but Ava Lee's razor-sharp intelligence and unorthodox rules of... show more
Ava Lee is a petite young Chinese-Canadian forensic accountant who works for an elderly Hong Kong-based 'Uncle'. In tracking millions of dollars across continents the stakes are often high, sometimes violent and always shady, but Ava Lee's razor-sharp intelligence and unorthodox rules of engagement allow her to succeed where traditional methods have failed. This is a novel full of suspense, with an equally fascinating heroine.
Publish date: February 19th 2011
Pages no: 412
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Ava Lee (#1)
They had been profitable years, with Ava earning enough money for the condo and the car and an impressive investment portfolio. But the best thing about the jobs she and Uncle did was the ride getting to the money - it was never the same twice, and though it taxed her emotionally, it also forced her...
One of the most unique heroines I've read in a long time. Who would've thought forensic accounting could fit with action thrillers? I'm hooked and will be reading more in this series right away.
A fun, globe spanning thriller featuring a Chinese-Canadian forensic accountant who just happens to be an expert in Bak Mei. I enjoyed the financial aspects of the plot and thought the main character was quite interesting though just a bit too good to be true.
Looking for a new heroine? Please, meet Ava Lee.Or perhaps you've already been introduced?I'm a little late to the Spiderline* party. Ava's big-screen deal has already taken shape, but we've only just met.She has developed quite the reputation since The Water Rat of Wanchai was published last Janua...
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