The wild beasts of Wuhan



    Provider: hoopla


[United States] : Macmillan Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2013
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 05 min.)) : digital
9781427235312 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book) MWT11810387, 1427235317 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book) 11810387

Read by Jennifer Ikeda

Meet Ava Lee, alluring but deadly, with a mind like a steel trap, as she chases millions of dollars and dangerous criminals around the globe in this exotic and fast-paced new crime series by Ian Hamilton. Wong Changxing, a rich Chinese powerbroker, has just been bilked out of $100 million in an elaborate art forgery con. His one hope of recovering the money, and of saving face, is Ava Lee-a forensic accountant with a talent for tracking down untraceable funds. With the help of her mentor, the Triad-connected Uncle, Ava traces the provenance of the meticulously forged paintings to Denmark, the Faroe Islands, New York, and London. As she infiltrates one of the most prestigious auction houses in the world, she uncovers a massive web of corruption, where high art and high-stakes fraud threaten more than just her client's business--this is one scam that could get her killed. Ava Lee is one of the most scintillating, unique heroines to come along in years and The Wild Beasts of Wuhan is a must-listen

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