BLACK KARMA: A White Ginger Novel – Mystery and action in San Francisco’s Chinatown – #bookreview

  Black Karma A White Ginger Novel Thatcher Robinson (Seventh Street  – paperback, Kindle)   Life definitely is not easy for Bai Jiang, San Francisco’s best-known people-finder (souxun). As a beautiful, and single, female investigator, Bai gets hit on a lot, even by her ex-husband. People also try to hit her, shoot her, or otherwise … Continue reading BLACK KARMA: A White Ginger Novel – Mystery and action in San Francisco’s Chinatown – #bookreview

A True (and Truly Good) Tale of Newsprint and Murder

  WAR OF WORDS: A True Tale of Newsprint and Murder By Simon Read (Union Square Press, $24.95) You think the newspaper business is tough now? Competing newspapers in mid-19th century San Francisco sometimes fought each other—literally—for circulation and advertising supremacy in a rough-and-tumble city fueled by Gold Rush money, whiskey and gambling and ruled … Continue reading A True (and Truly Good) Tale of Newsprint and Murder