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S. J. Rozan is widely regarded as one of the finest crime writers to emerge in the past decade. Praised by critics and colleagues alike, her works have been finalists for most of the major awards and have won both the Shamus and the Anthony Awards for Best Novel. Now, with Reflecting the Sky, she has written her finest, most broad-ranging novel to date.

Lydia Chin, a Chinese-American private investigator in her late twenties, is hired by Grandfather Gao, one of the most respected figures in New York City's Chinatown, for what appears to be a simple task. Lydia, along with her professional partner Bill Smith, is to fly to Hong Kong to deliver a family heirloom to the young grandson of a recently deceased colleague of Grandfather Gao. They arrive in Hong Kong safely but before they can deliver the heirloom, the grandson is kidnapped and two, separate ransom demands are made. While the family of the kidnapped boy tries to freeze them out, Lydia and Bill must quickly learn their way around a place where the rules are different, the stakes are high, and the cost of failure is too dire to imagine.

 
Reflecting the Sky is a 2002 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel.

Synopsis:

Grandfather Gao, an elder in New York's Chinatown, asks P.I. Lydia Chin and her partner Bill Smith to deliver to Hong Kong the ashes of an old friend and a valuable jade figurine for his friend's small grandson. When they arrive in the city, they find the child has been kidnapped and two separate ransom demands sent. Lydia and Bill are thrust into Hong Kong's underworld where death is a way of life. Martin's Press.

Synopsis:

S. J. Rozan is widely regarded as one of the finest crime writers to emerge in the past decade. Praised by critics and colleagues alike, her works have been finalists for most of the major awards and have won both the Shamus and the Anthony Awards for Best Novel. Now, with Reflecting the Sky, she has written her finest, most broad-ranging novel to date.

Lydia Chin, a Chinese-American private investigator in her late twenties, is hired by Grandfather Gao, one of the most respected figures in New York City's Chinatown, for what appears to be a simple task. Lydia, along with her professional partner Bill Smith, is to fly to Hong Kong to deliver a family heirloom to the young grandson of a recently deceased colleague of Grandfather Gao. They arrive in Hong Kong safely but before they can deliver the heirloom, the grandson is kidnapped and two, separate ransom demands are made. While the family of the kidnapped boy tries to freeze them out, Lydia and Bill must quickly learn their way around a place where the rules are different, the stakes are high, and the cost of failure is too dire to imagine.

About the Author

S.J. Rozan is the author of six previous novels featuring Bill Smith and Lydia Chin. She has won both the Anthony Award for Best Novel and the Shamus Award for Best Novel (the only other woman besides Sue Grafton to win the Shamus), and has been nominated for the Edgar Award. An architect, she was born, raised, and lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312981341
Subtitle:
A Bill Smith/Lydia Chin Novel
Author:
Rozan, S. J.
Author:
Rozan, S. J.
Publisher:
Minotaur Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Chinatown
Subject:
Smith, Bill
Subject:
Chin, Lydia
Subject:
Women private investigators
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Asian American
Subject:
Mystery & Detective/Private Investigators
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market Paperbound
Series:
Bill Smith/Lydia Chin Novels
Series Volume:
No. 7 of 11
Publication Date:
20020107
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in

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Product details 384 pages St. Martin's Minotaur - English 9780312981341 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Grandfather Gao, an elder in New York's Chinatown, asks P.I. Lydia Chin and her partner Bill Smith to deliver to Hong Kong the ashes of an old friend and a valuable jade figurine for his friend's small grandson. When they arrive in the city, they find the child has been kidnapped and two separate ransom demands sent. Lydia and Bill are thrust into Hong Kong's underworld where death is a way of life. Martin's Press.
"Synopsis" by ,
S. J. Rozan is widely regarded as one of the finest crime writers to emerge in the past decade. Praised by critics and colleagues alike, her works have been finalists for most of the major awards and have won both the Shamus and the Anthony Awards for Best Novel. Now, with Reflecting the Sky, she has written her finest, most broad-ranging novel to date.

Lydia Chin, a Chinese-American private investigator in her late twenties, is hired by Grandfather Gao, one of the most respected figures in New York City's Chinatown, for what appears to be a simple task. Lydia, along with her professional partner Bill Smith, is to fly to Hong Kong to deliver a family heirloom to the young grandson of a recently deceased colleague of Grandfather Gao. They arrive in Hong Kong safely but before they can deliver the heirloom, the grandson is kidnapped and two, separate ransom demands are made. While the family of the kidnapped boy tries to freeze them out, Lydia and Bill must quickly learn their way around a place where the rules are different, the stakes are high, and the cost of failure is too dire to imagine.

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