About the Book
1949. Shanghai is in turmoil as the Communist army approaches. In the ensuing chaos, a young crime lord loses a treasure of priceless value.
2008. Dean Lashure discovers a roll of film in an ancient camera, but he does not realize that what he is about to see will change his life forever.
What starts out as a romantic treasure hunt turns into something darker and far more dangerous when the Hong Kong Triads get involved. Finding the gold is suddenly only the beginning...
For the next 90 days (February - April 2012) Shanghai Gold's digital edition is exclusively available through Amazon's Kindle, including the Kindle Owner's Lending Library. The free edition here will re-appear in May 2012.
About the Author
Thomas Sturm works as a software engineer in San Francisco and he lives in the Bay Area with his wife Kazumi and their son Luke Akira.
Previously he had worked in a video game store, earned a degree in Electrical Engineering, traveled the world, repaired washing machines, developed computer games and once helped write a multitasking operating system in a summer. He has also spent one year forty meters underground for the German Airforce, apparently fighting the mole people.
He can usually be found walking the streets of San Francisco with a vintage Kodak Medalist at the ready.
Shanghai Gold is his first novel.