Bitcoin Clowns: Engineer-turned-award-winning-novelist Vann Chow penned the world’s first action-packed crime fiction about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency.   

book3blackQUOTELinSet in Shanghai, China, the home of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform and NEO Coin, the 6th largest cryptocurrency in the world at the moment, the novel Bitcoin Clowns tells the story of a young, talented programmer Jong He who plunged into the mysterious and dark world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies because of a  joke cryptocurrency he created in one evening as a joke to mock the ICO speculative madness happening around the world.  Little did he know his invention would be quickly adopted and became the latest fad of the town, got backed by an international bank, helped create the world’s first cryptocurrency Billionaire, and even attracted adoption from a slew of criminals including South American counterfeit drug cartel and anonymous Eurasian hackers slash Robbin-hoods.  In the meantime, his cousin Cao had disappeared because of financial troubles at his company that sold ill-designed cryptocurrency funds of debatable legitimacy and his partner was found dead in the office after a client lost a huge amount of investments passing through their hands. His cousin’s other sketchy business partners were reluctant to tell him anything and law-enforcement was grossly unfamiliar with these new kinds of financial instruments to see through the thick plot of deception in front of them. Jong had to rely on his exceptional luck, incredible courage and loyalties of his friends once again to find his cousin and retrieve the missing millions.

Could Jong succeed, or would he be sacrificed and fade into obscurity in the latest, fiercest fight of the century on the digital realm for the kind of new digital gold and the power to control key businesses and perhaps even governments around the world?

The action-packed fiction told in first-person perspective follows Jong He, a highly intelligent but socially awkward Chinese programmer and his friends around the financial capital of the country for a cat-and-mouse chase in the biggest cryptocurrency heist of our time.

The book is currently available for pre-order on Amazon and will be available on June 30th, 2018.

Shanghai Nobody

Shanghai Nobody is book one of the fiction series, Master Shanghai. It is the story of one young Shanghai Nobody by Vann ChowChinese man’s adventure to find love and purposes in the 21st-century Chinese metropolis.

Written in a humorous tone, author Vann Chow brought to you a satire of urban life in China. The story explores cultural phenomenon such as China’s gender imbalance, selfish generation, newly rich, migrant workers, digital loneliness and Capitalist tyranny, reflecting on the glamorous and not-so-glamorous side of the rise of a modern nation through the eyes of one nobody of Shanghai.

Shanghai Nobody was first published online Shanghai Nobody was first published online on Wattpad, a popular Canadian book reading platform that has over 100 million users worldwide. Shanghai Nobody has been featured as one of the top 20 general fiction on the platform since early 2016.

Get the book here: Shanghai Nobody Amazon book page

 

The White Man and the Pachinko Girl

The Pachinko Girl by Vann ChowA lonely, middle-aged American businessman on an expat assignment in Tokyo met young Japanese hostess Misa at a Pachinko parlor by chance. Knowing her personal woes, he gave her his winning from gambling in exchange for Japanese lessons. That large sum of money incriminated them to false accusation of sex trade. Meanwhile, an ex-adult film producer investigated the death of a French movie producer of cult status who happened to have filmed Misa in his last legendary work in Japan, in which she died in a freak accident during filming.

The Pachinko Girl is the book I of the Tokyo Faces series by Vann Chow. Inspired by actual events of social injustice against women and underprivileged community in Japan, Tokyo Faces trilogy is a work of art that fused the storylines of lost souls living in the breathless city of Tokyo into a gripping adventure that rediscovers social issues around key social archetypes such as the loyal salaryman and middle-aged divorcee (Carson Smith), the promiscuous teenage girl (Misa Hayami) and the defeated artist (Tanaka Ryuuji), whose internal turmoil and external struggles with the world society have chosen to ignore so far.

Get the book now: The Pachinko Girl Amazon page

You may read reviews of the book here.