By Jan Pearson
Pearl is again to renew administration of The June Bowen starting place and takes up transitority place of dwelling within the Hilton lodge. Marcus, uneasy approximately his first journey out of the country, additionally assessments in to The Hilton and is ready to get pleasure from his first meal in Hong Kong whilst he's approached through a conman, Terry Shaw, who starts laying the rules for conducting a scheme to alleviate Marcus of his people’s funding money.
The following day, Marcus’s experience of unease turns to panic while he's framed for a homicide which occurs within the resort, that of the rich company multi-millionaire Dennis Childs, the daddy of 1 of Pearl’s acquaintances – the recognized Belinda Jones, megastar spouse of rock legend Smut Jones. when Marcus languishes in a jail cellphone, Belinda returns to bury her father and disappears from The Hilton whereas on her strategy to stopover at Pearl.
Peter Benson, involved that Pearl is in some way vital to Belinda’s kidnapping, consults Pearl’s father. while James Gates publicizes that he'll be in Hong Kong in the course of the first week of iciness and outdated good friend Yip Yee Koon – whose personal networks are buzzing – warns her to be at the alert, Pearl understands that the ambience defined by means of Yip as a country of strangeness signifies that difficulty has arrived in Hong Kong.
It takes the entire features that the mythological turtle can harness – knowledge and the valour of a warrior – for James, Pearl, Peter Benson and Yip Yee Koon to beat the legal forces that input their lives during this darkish and unsafe wintry weather – a Black Tortoise Winter.
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Black Tortoise Winter (Celestial Symbols Series Book 3) by Jan Pearson