SJ Rozan - Family Business

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Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 6:00pm
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The Edgar Award-winning mystery novelist will join us for a virtual event discuss her latest novel with fellow novelist Jonathan Santlofer, author of The Last Mona Lisa. 

The death of a powerful Chinatown crime boss thrusts private eye Lydia Chin and her partner Bill Smith into a world of double-dealing, subterfuge, murder, and—because this is New York City—real estate.

Choi has left the Tong headquarters building to his niece, who hires Lydia and her partner, Bill Smith, to accompany her to inspect it. The building is at the center of a tug-of-war between Chinatown preservation interests—including Lydia's brother Tim—and a real estate developer who's desperate to get his hands on it.

When Lydia, Bill, and Choi's niece go to the building, they discover the Tong members are equally divided on the question of whether the niece should hold onto the building or sell it—and make them rich. Entering Choi's private living quarters, they find the murdered body of Choi's chief lieutenant. 

The battle for the building has begun. Can Lydia and Bill escape being caught in the crossfire?


S. J. Rozan is the author of Paper Son and many other crime novels. She has won multiple awards for her fiction, including the Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero, and Macavity, the Japanese Maltese Falcon, and the Private Eye Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award. S. J. was born and raised in the Bronx and now lives in lower Manhattan.


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Family Business: A Lydia Chin/Bill Smith Mystery (Lydia Chin/Bill Smith Mysteries) By S. J. Rozan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643138299
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Published: Pegasus Crime - December 7th, 2021

The Last Mona Lisa: A Novel By Jonathan Santlofer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728240763
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 17th, 2021

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