Black Jade: A Daiyu Wu Mystery

Black Jade: A Daiyu Wu Mystery

by Gloria Oliver
Black Jade: A Daiyu Wu Mystery

Black Jade: A Daiyu Wu Mystery

by Gloria Oliver
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A curious lack of corpses. A slew of snobbish suspects. Can this sightless amateur sleuth pinpoint a killer?

Dallas, TX, 1930. Daiyu Wu refuses to be disadvantaged by her blindness. Navigating the world with help from her faithful companions, the young Chinese adventuress celebrates life with a strong thirst for knowledge. So when she scents burned garlic in a customer's garment, the clever laundress runs an experiment that reveals a dress doused in arsenic.

Determined to provide the unaware authorities with a clue in a murder case, Daiyu vows to chase down the garment's mysterious origins even though there's no body to be found. But as the links lead the immigrant girl higher into Texas's social echelons, she clashes with bigotry, short-sightedness, and a web of lies hamstringing her ability to investigate.

Can she find fresh evidence before she's hung out to dry?

Black Jade is the playful first book in the Daiyu Wu Mysteries cozy historical series. If you like witty heroines, clever twists, and feisty canines, then you'll love Gloria Oliver's period puzzle.

Buy Black Jade to pit instinct against old money today!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781957230061
Publisher: Dimension Palace Publishing
Publication date: 04/21/2022
Series: Daiyu Wu Mysteries , #1
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Gloria Oliver lives in Texas, staying away from rolling tumbleweeds while bowing to the never-ending wishes of her feline and canine masters.

Her previous works have been fantasy, urban fantasy, and young adult fantasy novels. Several contain romantic and mystery elements. Her short speculative fiction stories can be found in many anthologies, covering things from the fantastic and strange to a Bubba Apocalypse.

Her latest release, "Black Jade - A Daiyu Wu Mystery," is Gloria's first cozy historical mystery novel. This is her ninth published novel.

Gloria is a member in good standing of BroadUniverse though she has yet to make the list for Cat Slaves R Us. In her spare time (what's that?), she watches TV shows, movies, anime, plays PC games, and reads books.

For some free reads, novel related short stories, sample chapters, appearance schedule, and more information on her and her works, please drop by and visit her at
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