Publisher:House of Anansi Press, 2013Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Hamilton, IanDate:Created2013Summary:
First of 2 exclusive bundles, including books 1 and 2 of the wildly popular Ava Lee Series plus the never before published prequel.This bundle includes:In The Water Rat of Wanchai, Ava travels across continents to track $5 million owed by a seafood company. But it’s in Guyana where she meets her match: Captain Robbins, a huge hulk of a man and godfather-like figure who controls the police, politicians, and criminals alike. In exchange for his help, he decides he wants a piece of Ava’s $5 million action and will do whatever it takes to get his fair share . . .In The Disciple of Las Vegas, forensic accountant Ava Lee is hired by the richest man in the Philippines to recover $50 million from a Canadian land swindle. With the billionaire’s reputation on the line, she follows the money from Vancouver to Las Vegas, to the Costa Rican accounts of the Moneida, a First Nations band that owns The River, a poker web site.After uncovering an illegal online gambling ring, she confronts one of the world poker greats, David “The Disciple” Douglas, and his partner, Jeremy Ashton. Meanwhile, Jackie Leung, an old target of Uncle’s and Ava’s, has made it rich. He wants revenge, and he’s going after Ava to get it.Young Ava Lee is a forensic accounting who has just opened her own private firm. One of her clients, Hedrick Lo, has been swindled of more than a million dollars by a Chinese importer named Johnny Kung. Desperate, Lo persuades Ava to find and retrieve the monies owed. In The Dragon Head of Hong Kong, we follow Ava as she she plunges into the dangerous underground collection business and meets a man who will forever change her life . . .Subject(s): Swindlers and swindling | Women accountants | Nevada--Las Vegas | Lee, Ava (Fictitious character) | Forensic accounting | Internet gamblingOriginal Publisher: [S.l.], House of Anansi Press IncLanguage(s): English