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Yangsze Choo

Biography

Yangsze Choo

Yangsze Choo is a Malaysian writer of Chinese descent. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Harvard, she worked as a management consultant before writing her New York Times bestselling debut novel THE GHOST BRIDE, now a Netflix Original series. She lives in California with her family and several chickens, and loves to eat and read (often at the same time). THE NIGHT TIGER would not have been possible without large quantities of dark chocolate. Yangsze is happy to visit book clubs via Skype! You can find her on her website, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Yangsze Choo

Books by Yangsze Choo

by Yangsze Choo - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Ji Lin is stuck as an apprentice dressmaker, moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother’s Mahjong debts. But when one of her dance partners accidentally leaves behind a gruesome souvenir, Ji Lin may finally get the adventure she has been longing for. Eleven-year-old houseboy Ren is racing to fulfill his former master’s dying wish: that Ren find the man’s finger, lost years ago in an accident, and bury it with his body. Ren has 49 days to do so, or his master’s soul will wander the earth forever. As the days tick relentlessly by, a series of unexplained deaths racks the district, along with whispers of men who turn into tigers. Ji Lin and Ren’s increasingly dangerous paths crisscross through lush plantations, hospital storage rooms and ghostly dreamscapes.

by Yangsze Choo - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery, Supernatural Fiction

Li Lan lives in 19th-century Malaysia, where she is pressured to marry the recently expired Lim Tian Ching --- her only chance at a good marriage. As a "ghost bride," she would be part of a wealthy, powerful family. But when Lim begins to visit her in her dreams, she knows that the marriage would be her worst nightmare.