G.X. Chen


G.X. Chen, author of the Back Bay Investigation mystery series and others novels, is a freelance writer, world traveler and amateur photographer. She lives in the beautiful city of Boston with her husband, Steve.

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An Intangible Affair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The first time Jamie meets Jim, she's a graduate student, and he's a dashing young man embarking on a successful career. When she meets him again years later, she's broken up with her long-time boyfriend, and he's having marital problems. A one-night stand turns the friendship into a love affair. Suspenseful and gripping, it is a tale of passion and deception, friendship and love.
Death Comes to Lake Como
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The third in the series of The Back Bay Investigation, it opens with Fang Chen and his new bride corresponding with their friend, Ann Lee, while on vacation in Italy. Things quickly turn sinister when a nurse for a wealthy American tourist and a retired cook are murdered. Rich with surprise at every twist and turn, it is an intriguing murder mystery set in the lush setting of Italy's Lake Country.
The Fatal Sin of Love
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,960. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In Beacon Hill, a wealthy widow dies in her sleep while in Cambridge, a dog is slaughtered. One death has no bearing on the other until the death in a Chinese village is announced. Answering the call from a friend, amateur detectives Ann Lee and Fang Chen rush to the ancient village where the branches of a family tree stretch from China to New Zealand, Australia, and the US.
The Mystery of Moutai
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A teenager returns home from school to find a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a bottle of Moutai left at the scene. This is evidently a homicide but who is the killer? Two amateur detectives stumble unwittingly into a cobweb of mystery and danger when they team up with the Boston police to solve this mystifying crime.
Forget Me Not: A Love Story of the East
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A story of everlasting love between two childhood friends, Lily Zhang and Li Ling, who were thrown together and then torn apart by the evil force of the Cultural Revolution, the most horrifying 10-year terror in the modern history of China. Twenty years later, Li Ling receives a letter from his former love, one that will certainly turn his life upside down.
The Mystery of Revenge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A body was found in the living room of a concert pianist, shot to death. No murder weapon was found on the scene, and no sign of forced entry. It was seeming a homicide, but who was the killer? The tale of the Mystery of Revenge is a melting pot of love, desire, jealousy and greed. Proceed with caution; the facts could be deceiving.

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