All the Tears in China
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 7:25AM

Shanghai in 1935 is a twentieth century Babylon, an expatriate playground where fortunes are made and lost, where East and West collide, and the stakes include life itself.  

Into this, Rowland Sinclair arrives from Sydney to represent his brother at international wool negotiations.  A novice to global commerce, Rowland is under strict instructions to commit to nothing… but a brutal murder makes that impossible. 

As suspicion falls on him, Rowland must seek answers in a city ruled by taipans and tycoons, where politics and vice are entwined with commerce, and where the only people he can truly trust are an artist, a poet and a free-spirited sculptress.

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