The Blue Dragon: A Peter Strand Mystery

The Blue Dragon A Peter Strand Mystery A murder at the Blue Dragon a small apartment building in San Francisco s Chinatown prompts the absentee owner to hire Chinese American Peter Strand to calm the anxious tenants But Strand isn t exac

  • Title: The Blue Dragon: A Peter Strand Mystery
  • Author: Ronald Tierney
  • ISBN: 9781459809048
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Paperback
  • A murder at the Blue Dragon, a small apartment building in San Francisco s Chinatown, prompts the absentee owner to hire Chinese American Peter Strand to calm the anxious tenants But Strand isn t exactly what he appears to be Neither are the tenants, who on the surface seem to be regular people going about their lives Strand, a forensic accountant by trade, doesn t inteA murder at the Blue Dragon, a small apartment building in San Francisco s Chinatown, prompts the absentee owner to hire Chinese American Peter Strand to calm the anxious tenants But Strand isn t exactly what he appears to be Neither are the tenants, who on the surface seem to be regular people going about their lives Strand, a forensic accountant by trade, doesn t intend to investigate the murder, but he soon realizes that this isn t a gang related killing, as the police believe The murder was committed by one of the tenants Finding out which one exposes the secrets of the Blue Dragon and brings Strand face to face with a few ghosts of his own.

    One thought on “The Blue Dragon: A Peter Strand Mystery”

    1. Excellent little mystery. 150 pages so it is a very short read, but reminded me of an old Agatha Christie or Charlie Chan mystery, where each of the characters have something to hide and a motive to be the killer. I can't wait for the next in the series.

    2. I picked this up as an arc at ALA. It was an okay murder mystery. It is a Rapid Read from Orca, said to be useful for adult literacy programs. Perhaps so.

    3. An investigator, Peter Strand, is hired to look into the death of a tenant in a client's apartment building in San Francisco's Chinatown. While he is of Chinese ethnicity, Peter was orphaned at an early age and raised by white Americans. He therefore feels he is neither American nor Chinese. In his investigation he interviews the tenants of the building and finds each has secrets, some harmless, some less so. In the end he finds the killer and comes closer to finding who he is.It's great short s [...]

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