The Imam of Tawi-Tawi: An Ava Lee Novel: Book 10 - The Ava Lee Novels (Paperback)Ian Hamilton (author)
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In the most explosive novel in the Ava Lee series to date, Ava partners with a CIA agent to investigate a college on a Philippine island that is suspected of training terrorists - what she discovers is brutal and shocking.
Ava has spent two nights luxuriating in a hotel in Yunnan Province with the actress Pang Fai, with whom she has begun a secret relationship. She receives an urgent phone call from Chang Wang, the right hand to the billionaire Tommy Ordonez and one of Uncle's oldest friends.
Chang asks Ava to fly to Manila to meet with his friend, Senator Miguel Ramirez. Ramirez asks Ava to investigate a college in Tawi-Tawi, an island province in the Philippines, which he suspects is training terrorists. Ava's investigation leads to a partnership with a CIA agent, and together they attempt to stop an international plot so horrific in size and that Ava's judgement and morals are tested like never before.
Publisher: House of Anansi Press Ltd ,Canada
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 203 x 133 mm
Praise for The King of Shanghai
"Fast-paced suspense, exotic locales, and a rich cast of characters ... make for yet another hugely entertaining hit." - Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"Good fun, too, for those who like to combine crime fiction with armchair traveling." - Booklist
Praise for The Princeling of Nanjing
"The reader is offered plenty of Ava in full flower as the Chinese-Canadian glamour puss who happens to be gay, whip smart, and unafraid of whatever dangers come her way." - Toronto Star
"Ava Lee has a new business, a new look, and, most important, a new Triad boss to appreciate her particular financial talents . . . We know that Ava will come up with a plan and Hamilton will come up with a twist." - Globe and Mail
Praise for the Ava Lee series and Ian Hamilton
"Whip smart, kick-butt heroine, mixed into a perfect combination of adventure and exotic location. Can't wait to see where Ava is off to next." - Taylor Stevens, author of the Vanessa Michael Monroe Series
"The only thing scarier than being ripped off for a few million bucks is being the guy who took it and having Ava Lee on your tail. If Hamilton's kick-ass accountant has your number, it's up." - Linwood Barclay
"A heck of a fun series, sharing Ian Fleming's penchant for intrigue and affinity for the finer things in life and featuring Ava Lee - a remarkable hero, a twenty-first century James Bond with real depth beneath her tough- as-nails exterior. Five stars and first class!" - Owen Laukkanen, author of The Professionals
"Ava Lee, that wily, wonderful hunter of nasty business brutes, is back in her best adventure ever . . . if you haven't yet discovered Ava Lee, start here." - Globe and Mail
"Slick, fast-moving escapism reminiscent of Ian Fleming." - Booklist
"A hugely original creation." - Irish Independent
"Crackling with suspense, intrigue, and danger, your fingers will be smoking from turning these pages. Don't ever, ever, mess with Ava Lee. She's not your average accountant." - Terry Fallis, author of The Best Laid Plans
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