恭賀發財 Gung Hay Fat Choy! This is the Year of the Rabbit. Chinese New Year begins February 3.
Living in San Francisco, the City that Knows How, I've put together Chinese New Year's Mystery Lists for the past few years! Not an easy task. Just one addition this year. As always, I welcome any titles.
Year of the Dog by Henry Chang
Year of the Dragon by Robert Daley
Neon Dragon by John Dobbyn
The Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee by Robert Van Gulik (7th Century china) "New Year's Eve in Lan-Fang"
Dim Sum Dead by Jerrilyn Farmer
The Skull Cage Key by Michael Marriott
The Shanghai Moon by S.J. Rozan
City of Dragons by Kelli Stanley
And, a short story by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer: "The Lady Fish Mystery", EQMM, September/October 1996.
I seem to remember a mystery by William Marshall (Yellowthread Street mysteries) set during Chinese New Year, but I mentioned this last year, and no one came forward.
Tomorrow Kelli Stanley, author of City of Dragons, will be guest blogging about Chinese New Year.
Also tomorrow on my other blog, Dying for Chocolate, I'll have a few Chocolate Chinese New Year recipes.
CHOCOLATE TAPIOCA PUDDING: National Tapioca Day - *Tapioca*, along with junket and pudding, were standard desserts when I was growing up. I knew what pudding was, but never junket or *tapioca*. As a child...
9 hours ago