Gold Among the Trees
Gold Among the Trees

Mystery Crime: Gold Among the Trees involves the professor, visiting Canada from England at the time, in a case that links ancient Chinese history and current Canadian events:a murder related to residential school abuse: a mysterious 300-ycar-old treasure found near the murder site on a First Nations reserve: and Chinese and Canadian businessmen claiming ownership of the treasure.Interspersed with these complexities, he must deal with academic jealousy and scrutiny by the RCMP.

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  • Mystery

Age Level: 

  • Adult
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Gold Among The Trees is a thrilling novel about Peter Holroyd and his quest for a history changing discovery. Holroyd is an academic specializing in Ming and Qing dynasty maritime travels, and is given a job by an old friend to uncover why someone in Hong Kong is in search of a ship that sailed from South China to the East over 300 years ago. Intrigued by this quest, he takes a position as a visiting professor at a university on Vancouver Island so he can do more digging on whether the Chinese got to North America long before everyone thought they did.

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