The Imam of Tawi-Tawi
An Ava Lee NovelBook - 2018
When her secret rendezvous with the actress Pang Fai is interrupted by an urgent phone call, Ava Lee must fly to Manilla at the behest of Uncle Chang to investigate a college in Tawi-Tawi that may be training terrorists—a case that tests her judgment and morals like never before. By an Arthur Ellis Award winner. Original.
In this next installment of the addictive and award–winning Ava Lee series, Ava uncovers an international terrorism conspiracy rooted in a college in Tawi-Tawi.
Ava has spent two nights luxuriating in a hotel in Yunnan Province with the actress Pang Fai, with whom she has begun a secret relationship. She receives an urgent phone call from Chang Wang, the right hand to the billionaire Tommy Ordonez and one of Uncle’s oldest friends. Years ago, Ava and Uncle helped Tommy recover $50 million in a land swindle.
Uncle Chang asks Ava to fly to Manila to meet with his friend, Senator Miguel Ramirez. Ramirez asks Ava to investigate a college in Tawi-Tawi, an island province in the Philippines, which he suspects is training terrorists. Ava’s investigation leads to a partnership with a CIA agent, and together they attempt to stop an international plot, horrific in size and scope, only to have it turn on them. Ava’s judgement and morals — which Uncle helped her forge — are tested like never before.