Bio: Valerie Goldsilk is English and has been living and working in Hong Kong for nearly twenty years. Writing novels, often set in the dynamic business environment of the modern Far East, allows her to unwind from a stressful job in the garment industry.
It's 1987 and in ten years' time Britain will hand back the Crown Colony of Hong Kong to China. Detective-Inspector Scrimple hasn't solved a crime in years, his bosses hate him, his friends laugh at him and he hasn't had a serious girlfriend since he left England to join the Royal Hong Kong Police. But all of that is about to change. When the dead body of a prominent expatriate is found in a garbage room, Scrimple's boring, mediocre life is turned upside down as he gets involved with a gorgeous ... more info>>
After dumping her boorish boyfriend, Madeleine LeMesurier takes a break from her job at a Hong Kong-based detective agency and signs up for a scuba diving holiday in Thailand. Despite the presence of hunky Australian investment banker Robert Maine on the dive boat, the vacation turns out to be far from idyllic. A series of strange accidents, a missing diver, and a baffling death are simply the beginning. Just as Madeleine begins to realise that some of her fellow divers are not what they claim t... more info>>
Jackie Morgan is the manager of a Hong Kong based Sourcing Office. When her boss comes into town and tells her she might lose her job because the company needs to cut costs, Jackie blames it on the arrogant Anthony Ryde whom she suspects of trying to steal her customers. But having witnessed a terrible crime, her comfortable expat existence is turned upside down and it seems she has little choice but to ask Anthony for his help.
Denby LaRouche is a bright, athletic lawyer who works as the in-house counsel for an old style Hong Kong trading firm. Although she loves the challenges of her job and doesn't miss what she left behind in London, her social life in the bustling harbor city is a disappointment. Most of the attractive Western men are busy trying to make big money and pursuing the slim, doe-eyed local girls. So when she meets the charming, private school-educated, Randolph Cheng, she has no expectations and tries t... more info>>