Emperors Once More by Duncan Jepson
Set a few years hence in Hong Kongthe latest offering from director, producer and lawyer Duncan Jepson again features his home turf – the bustling city where East meets West, and where European ideas of freedom and transparency sometimes clash with the cautious and controlling bureaucracy of communist China. While the international media focuses on a vital summit of world leaders, Detective Alex Soong starts investigating what appears to be a random murder. However, events threaten to get out of hand when more deaths follow. Even more troubling for Soong is that he seems to be the only person able to thwart a deadly conspiracy involving China’s future, and a dark episode from its past. Out today.