Congratulations to the winners of the last contest. Leslie R. from Victory Mills, NY won the autographed copy of Cara Black's Murder in the Rue de Paradis. Joy Kinley from Southfield, MI won the autographed copy of Libby Fischer Hellman's Easy Innocence. The books will go out in the mail tomorrow.
For this week's contest, I'm offering two books with a Shanghai connection. Sharan Newman autographed a copy of The Shanghai Tunnel, her new mystery. It's the story of Emily Stratton, a woman who grew up in China, the daughter of missionaries. After her parents are murdered, she married a wealthy entrepreneur from Portland, Oregon. She doesn't realize that marriage, and her husband's subsequent death, will throw her a search for the secrets of his seedy past. The Shangai Tunnel is the first in Newman's series featuring Portland's Emily Stratton.
Or, you could win an ARC of Red Mandarin Dress, Qiu Xiaolong's mystery featuring
Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department, who has to deal with Shanghai's first sexual serial killer.
Do you want an autographed copy of The Shanghai Tunnel or the ARC of Red Mandarin Dress? If you'd like to enter for both books, please send two emails. Email me at Email me!. If that link doesn't work for you, the email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Your subject line should read Win Snanghai Tunnel or Red Mandarin Dress. Your message should include your mailing address. Entrants only in the U.S., please.
The contest will end Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m. PT. Jim will draw the winners at that time. The winners will be notified, and the books will go out in the mail the next morning. Good luck!