Li Du
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  • 1
    Jade Dragon Mountain: A Novel | Elsa Hart

    Jade Dragon Mountain: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Elsa Hart
    • Narrated By David Shih
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (125)
    Performance
    (115)
    Story
    (120)

    Li Du was an imperial librarian. Now he is an exile. Arriving in Dayan, the last Chinese town before the Tibetan border, he is surprised to find it teeming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants. All have come for a spectacle unprecedented in this remote province: an eclipse of the sun commanded by the emperor himself. When a Jesuit astronomer is found murdered in the home of the local magistrate, blame is hastily placed on Tibetan bandits. But Li Du suspects this was no random killing.

    Intriguing Mystery, Richly Woven

    There is a richness to this story that moves it beyond a typical mystery. The setting is as detailed as a Chinese scroll. The characters' modes of tho..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 04 2015 by Marcelyn (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
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    The White Mirror: A Mystery | Elsa Hart

    The White Mirror: A Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Elsa Hart
    • Narrated By David Shih
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    In The White Mirror, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th-century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a strange symbol painted on his chest.

    another enjoyable murder mystery from Elsa Hart

    I enjoyed this sequel and look forward to more. the narrator has a great voice and really helps with experience. the cultural experiences throughou..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 05 2017 by PeterK ()