|Author||: Ian Hamilton|
|Publisher||: House of Anansi|
|Release Date||: 2015-01-17|
|Pages||: 346 pages|
|Rating||: 4.7/5 (78 download)|
Download or read book The King of Shanghai written by Ian Hamilton and published by House of Anansi. This book was released on 2015-01-17 with total page 346 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The seventh novel in the Ava Lee series finds Ava caught up in the election for the chairmanship of the Triad Societies. It’s been three months since Uncle’s passing, and Ava is finally ready to begin her new life as a partner with May Ling Wong and her sister-in-law Amanda in their Three Sisters venture capital firm. Ava travels to Shanghai to hear a pitch on a new investment possibility: the creation of a fashion line by Clark and Gillian Po. She also meets with the mysterious Xu, a young man Uncle had been mentoring and who is the head of the triad in Shanghai. Xu makes an audacious business proposal that she and May Ling are compelled to consider. Meanwhile, separately and privately, he confides to Ava that he intends to run for the chairmanship of the Triad Societies and attempts to recruit her as his adviser. Against her will, Ava becomes enmeshed in triad warfare and her future is threatened...