by Nicole Mones
American appraiser Lia Frank must trust her instincts and memory when it comes to her latest task of authenticating a vast array of Chinese porcelain pieces in Beijing, China. Weary of herself and others, Lia may be unsure of herself but her eye for rare beauty and special touch when it comes to sussing out forgeries will become her biggest asset, both professionally and personally. Lia begins an affair with American research physician Michael that could change the course of her future. As the plot unfolds, the reader is introduced to the underworld of Chinese art smuggling and the history of Chinese porcelain.