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Fresh Pick | THE SHANGHAI MOON by S. J. Rozan
Fresh Pick / October 15, 2009

Lydia Chin/Bill Smith February 2009On Sale: February 3, 2009Featuring: Lydia Chin; BIll Smith384 pages ISBN: 0312245564EAN: 9780312245566Hardcover$24.95 Mystery Private Eye Buy at Bouchercon 2009 Toastmaster author S.J. Rozan The Shanghai Moon by S. J. Rozan With The Shanghai Moon, S. J. Rozan returns to her award-winning, critically acclaimed, and much-loved characters Lydia Chin and Bill Smith in the first new novel in the series in seven years. Estranged for months from fellow P.I. Bill Smith, Chinese-American private investigator Lydia Chin is brought in by colleague and former mentor Joel Pilarsky to help with a case that crosses continents, cultures, and decades. In Shanghai, excavation has unearthed a cache of European jewelry dating back to World War II, when Shanghai was an open city providing safe haven for thousands of Jewish refugees. The jewelry, identifed as having belonged to one such refugee – Rosalie Gilder – was immediately stolen by a Chinese official who fled to New York City. Hired by a lawyer specializing in the recovery of Holocaust assets, Chin and Pilarsky are to find any and all leads to the missing jewels. However, Lydia soon learns that there is much more to the story than they’ve been told:…