About the Book
China Heist is a crime novel set in the lucky country, Australia, during the height of its multi-billion dollar mining boom. Robert Lee is a jaded detective in the Fraud Squad sent on an undercover assignment to entrap a Chinese businesswoman and her daughter suspected of fraudulently obtaining lucrative mining licenses. The sting goes terribly wrong when the businesswoman is killed in a bomb attack. Lee and the daughter survive only to become the targets of corrupt police, politicians and businessmen. Now on the run in Perth, Macau, Hong Kong and across the gold fields of the Western Australian outback, and with the body count increasing, Lee must protect the woman, find the murderers, expose the corruption, and seek to clear his name in this action-packed tale of international conflict and greed, financial terrorism and chilling murder in the high-stakes world of mineral resources exploitation.
About the Author
JK (Yurek) Kulski was born in 1947 in Flensburg, Germany of Polish and Russian parents. He lived and studied in Australia in his formative years, worked and travelled widely - surviving the jungles of Borneo, Madagascar, India, Europe, the USA and Japan. He has a B Sc (Hons) and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Western Australia. He has worked and published extensively in medical and biological research in the fields of lactation, virology, cancer, microbiology, genetics, genomics and immunology, and has been a staff and freelance researcher at a number of universities and institutes in Australia, the USA and Japan. Married with two sons and two grandchildren he is now comfortably retired with adjunct professorships in Western Australia and Japan. China Heist is his first novel.