Can a man with an impossible past, an entire city turned against him, find the real evil behind the killings in Hong Kong? How far should he go to fight back? And should he trust the woman he has only just begun to fall in love with?
Hong Kong in 2014 is a city in turmoil as the Occupy Movement protests occupy roads and brings family members into conflict.
Against this background Lucius Varho is accused of murder, and worse, by the overworked Hong Kong police. As Triads and corrupt police join forces with an Eastern European gangster bent on his destruction Varho turns to an ancient secret society for help, but this only awakens even more dangerous forces. Can Varho prove his innocence without losing everything? He needs time but that is fast running out.
This thriller packs a fistful of suspense and action into four days of mayhem on the streets of Hong Kong during its darkest hour.
David Ai was born in New Zealand of English and Irish ancestry but has lived in Hong Kong since 1992. When he is not writing he sails his 28ft sailboat on the South China Sea to the deserted beaches of offshore islands or to windswept villages where he will trade a tall tales for a feast of fried chilli shrimp and a cold Tsing Tao beer. Look out for the next novel in the Dark Series and his other stories set in Asia and sign up to newsletter for new releases on his website. www.davidai.net