In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, why not read a mystery? Try these three great mystery writers of Asian Angeleño heritage who plot intriguing yarns and use the settings of Los Angeles as a background as well as a point of departure.
“The point of fiction is to give the reader for a few hours the chance to be somebody else, to broaden and deepen his understanding of himself and the strangers among whom he has to pass his days.
Stories matter. Everyone has a story in them and many have a novel just waiting to get out -- but how to start? And once started, the difficulty of finding time or encouragement in this lonely process can be fatal to the creative urge.