Growing conflicts between Sue Chow and her cruel mother-in-law, Ying, erupt just as Sue's marriage is heading toward divorce. When Ying gets injured and selfishly demands Sue nurse her, their explosive situation becomes a scandal in San Francisco's Chinatown. Sue struggles between honoring ancient Chinese traditions and asserting herself as a modern-day woman.
Meanwhile, unaware a business rival is devising an evil plot for revenge to ruin his reputation and business, San Francisco newlywed, Michael Hamilton, and his new bride, Jennie are honeymooning in Kauai.
Mystical otherworldly spirits unite the Qi of scholarly Grandfather, compassionate Tong, and Tong's wife, Mei-li, endeavoring to intervene with those on Earth to resolve both dilemmas.
GOLDEN RING OF LIGHT, the engaging sequel to GOOD FORTUNE continues the parallels and secret interplay between the Chinese Chow family and Michael Hamilton. As before, synchronicity, dreams, premonitions, and Chinese customs add dimension to this unique metaphysical story.
272 pages, 6" x 9"
Golden Ring of Light Author Leslie Bratspis
"The otherworldly aspect of the novel, where the Chow family, and as a result, the other characters they meet, are guided by Chow ancestor, Tong and his wife Mei-li, elevates the story to a different level giving it a feel-good factor that stayed with me long after I’d finished the last page."