1930's Hollywood

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"Kill Her Twice" by Stacey Lee was interesting enough. The plot follows the lives of sisters, Gemma and May Chow. They live in Chinatown with their sister, Peony and mother. Their Ba (father) is in a sanatorium for the treatment of a lung disease. The reader is led to believe that he suffers from tuberculosis. While he is away, Gemma and May have dropped out of school in an attempt to keep the family's flower business afloat. As the sisters deal with racism, fewer rights than their American counterparts, and the upcoming birth of their newest sibling, they come face-to-face with the murder of their dear friend and famous movie star, Lulu Wong. Their predictions become fact, when the local policemen and politicians attempt to blame a local Chinese man, Gee Fa aka Guitar Man, for the murder. The sisters decide to investigate the crime on their own. Will their suspicions prove to be fact? Can they obtain enough evidence to bring justice to Lulu, her family and the Chinese community? There are definitely enough twists and turns to keep this novel interesting, and most readers will be surprised by the ending. My only negative comment is that the novel did drag on at times. Otherwise, a good read. I would recommend.