Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is often assigned cases considered politically "sensitive," and now the Minister of Public Security insists that Chen personally take on a 'special assignment.' Leery of international embarrassment, the party is concerned about rumors related to Chairman Mao. Jiao, the granddaughter of an actress who had a 'special relationship' to Mao has moved into a luxury apartment and become involved with a new social set centered around the remnants of pre-Communist Shanghai ...

The Mao Case 2010, St. Martins Press-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312601232

Trade paperback

The Mao Case 2009, Minotaur Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312538743