Emperors Once More

Author(s): Duncan Jepson

Popular Fiction

Hong Kong, August 2017. On the eve of a crisis summit for world economic leaders, two Chinese Methodist ministers are killed in an apparently motiveless execution in Hong Kong's financial district. Luck makes Detective Alex Soong one of the first officers at the scene. Yet Soong begins to suspect his involvement to be more than incidental, and the crime itself more than a senseless assassination: an instinct that is proven correct when Soong is contacted by a mysterious figure, and more massacres follow. With the eyes of the world's media fixed on Hong Kong, Soong must race to intercept his tormentor, and thwart a conspiracy born from one of the bloodiest confrontations of China's past, which now threatens to destroy a fragile world order.


Product Information

Duncan Jepson is the award-winning director and producer of five feature films. He has also produced documentaries for Discovery Channel Asia and the National Geographic channel. A founder and former managing editor of the Asia Literary Review, he is a social commentator on Asia, and regularly writes for the New York Times, Publishing Perspectives and South China Morning Post. He is a lawyer and lives in Hong Kong.

General Fields

  • : 9781782068013
  • : Quercus
  • : Quercus
  • : 0.546
  • : February 2014
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Duncan Jepson
  • : Paperback
  • : UK air
  • : very good
  • : 400