The Chinese Jars / Duelo en Chinatown
Novel , 2006
Bay Tree Publishing
A noir mystery set in San Francisco, The Chinese Jars follows Samuel Hamilton, an ad salesman for the local newspaper, as he investigate the suspicious death of a casual acquaintance. The unraveling evidence leads him through a maze of traffickers in Chinese antiquities to Mister Song's Many Chinese Herbs store. Mr. Song is a powerful man in his neighborhood, and his vessels are a safe place for Chinatown residents to deposit money and documents.