Author G.X. Chen Announces The Release Of Her Latest Highly-Anticipated Mystery Novel 'The Mystery of Moutai'

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Author G.X. Chen Announces The Release Of Her Latest

Highly-Anticipated Mystery Novel 'The Mystery of Moutai'

LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G.X. Chen announced today

that her latest mystery novel The Mystery of Moutai is now available

for sale on Amazon.

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In The Mystery of Moutai, a teenager returns home from school to find

a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother, Shao Mei,

in Boston's Chinatown has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a

bottle of Moutai-the most exotic and expensive Chinese liquor-left at

the scene and traces of rat poison in one of the two shot glasses on

the kitchen counter. This was evidently a homicide, but who could

possibly be the killer?

Ann Lee and Fang Chen, close friends of the victim, team up with the

Boston police to solve this mystifying crime: why would anyone want to

murder a harmless middle-aged woman, one who worked as an unassuming

mailroom clerk, with no money, no connections, and presumably, no


Realizing that important clues behind the motive may be buried deep in

the victim's past, they travel to Beijing, where Shao Mei spent more

than fifty years of her life. While there, surrounded by the

antiquities of China's rich and complex history, they stumble

unwittingly into a cobweb of mystery and danger. Fearing for their

lives but determined to press on, they end up unearthing a scandal

more deceptive and far-reaching than either could have imagined.

The Mystery of Moutai is available for sale on Amazon in ebook and


To read an excerpt from the book, go to

G.X. Chen is a freelancer who lives in Boston (both of her mystery

novels are based in Boston). She permanently moved from China to the

US after Tiananmen Massacre in 1989. G.X. Chen's previously published

books include The Mystery of Revenge (a mystery novel) and Forget Me

Not: A Love Story of the East (a historic fiction/romance) and several

other novels in Chinese. To learn more, go to

To schedule an interview with G.X. Chen or request a review copy of

The Mystery of Moutai, please contact Kelsey McBride via email.

Media Contact: Kelsey McBride, 805.807.9027

Read more news from G.X. Chen.


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