Check out the book, Shanghai Story: A WWII Drama Trilogy Book One by Alexa Kang, as featured in this post from Writer Christoph Fischer’s blog
Shanghai Story: A WWII Drama Trilogy Book One by Alexa Kang
Set in Shanghai of 1936 this is as much an informative and well-researched historical novel as it is an intriguing murder mystery. We follow two characters mainly, Clark, who has just returned from studying in the US, and Eden who is a Jewish refugee from Berlin and stateless by law. Her father, a Doctor, successfully treated Clark’s father. Despite a mutual attraction between Clark and Eden, circumstances are complicated and stand in their way.
Eden starts works for a newspaper and when a friend is brutally murdered she takes on the police force to find out the truth, with help from Clark and his connections.
The novel took a while to get going for me with the setting up of the characters and their background .I enjoyed the urgency of the second half, once the murder mystery fully takes…
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