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Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton
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Ian Hamilton is the author of the wildly popular Ava Lee novels. The first book in the series, The Water Rat of Wanchai, was the winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel, an Amazon.ca Top 100 Book of the Year, an Amazon.ca Top 100 Editors’ Pick, an Amazon.ca Canadian Pick, an Amazon.ca Mysteries and Thrillers Pick, a Toronto Star Top 5 Fiction Book of the Year, and a Quill & Quire Top 5 Fiction Book of the Year. The The seventh book in the Ava Lee series, The King of Shanghai, will be published in February 2015.

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