Yü: A Ross Lamos Mystery

Joy Shayne Laughter

Forbidden love, the Imperial Court of the Han Dynasty, jades worth millions on the black market ... Ross Lamos, 21st Century Karmic Detective, knows that somehow, the history of the three jades is his as well.

, the Stone of Heaven, jade art born from the genius of ancient China. Lamos has built his career dealing Asian art and antiquities by hiding his very useful psychic Touch. When he holds the jades, the will reveal an extraordinary history.

Lamos will risk everything to protect the jades, and finally remember his role in a love story that changed the course of a Dynasty … the love between an extraordinary Concubine and a Prince, the son of her Emperor, and the Poet caught between them all … a story hidden for two thousand years in three pieces of .

is the award winning first novel by Joy Shayne Laughter and begins the Ross Lamos mystery series.

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  • ISBN: 978-0984575145
  • Publication Date: Oct. 1, 2010
  • 232 pages, 6 x 9 in. trade paperback
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Praise for Yü: A Ross Lamos Mystery

"This story is so smart and so polished…one of the most delightful books I’ve read in several years. I truly loved every scene, every page, every character.

"…Joy Shayne Laughter has, with this one novel, risen to the top of my favorite authors list. Her delectable prose carries the reader along in an enchanting dream. She has demonstrated the power to captivate me with wonderfully unique characters, effortlessly drawing me into their drama, and then crushing my senses with an overwhelming love story.

"My only complaint with this novel is that I have to wait until the author’s next release in order to enjoy more of her superb talent. …a must read. Brava!!!"

Alan Chin review excerpt 2-10-11