Author of historic mystery/suspense
novels.
The Second Enemy by Howard Turk Author Mystery Suspense Novels Set In Asia Asian Mystery Suspense Historic Mystery Suspense Novels China Mystery Suspense Novels Chinese History

Shanghai, 1923.
Jake finds love and uncovers a Japanese plot to undermine the Chinese Government.

The Second Enemy

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West of Shanghai by Howard Turk Author Mystery Suspense Novels Set In Asia Asian Mystery Suspense Historic Mystery Suspense Novels China Mystery Suspense Novels Chinese History

Interior China, 1921.
A trip up the Yangtze selling guns leads Jake to investigate the brutal murderer of a famous American missionary and his wife.

West of Shanghai

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Steel Town by Howard Turk

It's 1952 and a young Jewish immigrant working in a steel mill is accused of murder. Facing a possible death sentence, he hunts the real killer, helped by his labor gang buddies and a famous lawyer and his beautiful daughter.

Steel Town

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Lost in Shanghai by Howard Turk Author Mystery Suspense Novels Set In Asia Asian Mystery Suspense Historic Mystery Suspense Novels China Mystery Suspense Novels Chinese History

Shanghai, 1937.
Jake must help a Jewish scientist, his young daughter, and a brave American woman escape the long arm of the Gestapo.

Lost in Shanghai

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The Last Train by Howard Turk Author Mystery Suspense Novels Asia Asian Mystery Suspense Historic Mystery Suspense Novels China Mystery Suspense Novels Chinese History Trans-Siberian Railroad Novel American Soldiers Russia Novel Russian Civil War Mystery Siberian Historical Fiction Czar's Treasure Historical Fiction Kolchak

Siberia, 1920.
Jake Greenberg escapes on the last train from Omsk, fighting blizzards and cutthroat partisans, while hunting a murderer on board.

The Last Train

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Hello! Welcome to my website. I'm really pleased that you found your way here. Aside from a stand alone mystery, Steel Town, set in a small city near Pittsburgh in 1952, the books listed here are in the Jake Greenberg series set in the Far East from World War I to the end of World War II. Although fiction, each has a basis in fact, and I have tried to be true to that history.

Since I don't do book tours or book signings, I'd like to hear from you. Feel free to send me an email at howard@howardturk.com with any comments or questions.

~ Howard Turk