The Diamond Queen of Singapore

The Diamond Queen of Singapore

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In the latest thrilling novel in the Ava Lee series, Ava investigates a Ponzi scheme that takes her from Amsterdam to Antwerp and then Singapore, where she must confront one of the country’s most powerful families.


In the latest thrilling novel in the Ava Lee series, Ava launches an investigation into a fraudulent investment scheme that sends her around the globe on the trail of illegal diamonds, drug smuggling, and offshore banking.

Ava and Pang Fai are in Toronto to attend a party at the home of Ava&;s mother, Jennie Lee. When Ava&;s best friend, Mimi, fails to appear, Ava goes looking for her. She finds Mimi at home, distraught over the death of her father, who has taken his own life after losing the family&;s savings in a fraudulent investment scheme. Moved to avenge this tragedy and recover the stolen money, Ava launches an investigation that takes her to cities on three continents.

As she tracks the money, Ava is thrust into the underworld of illegal diamond trading, international drug smuggling, and the world&;s most secretive offshore banking haven. Along the way, a number of Ava&;s old friends offer their assistance&;from her business partner, May Ling Wong, to her ge ge, the Mountain Master of Shanghai, Xu. Most poignant of all, Ava is visited in her dreams by Uncle, who offers her much-needed guidance as she confronts a new face of power and corruption.



Publisher: [Toronto] :, Spiderline,, 2020
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781487002060
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY HAM
Characteristics: 428 pages ;,21 cm

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JessicaGma Nov 19, 2020

I do love a good Ava Lee yarn, and this one was quite good where she unravels a very complex mystery involving a ponzi scheme and diamonds. The last few paragraphs were perfect, and I hope Ava does go back to her roots with Uncle in upcoming books.

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dubonnet
Aug 15, 2020

Happy to see Mr Hamilton return Ava to her roots ! Hope there will be more like it in the series every now and then,

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