The Town of the Lost Ones
Writer Wang Meng-Lan and private detective Chen Shoo-Gang meet at Haishan Township. They attempt to solve the mysterious disappearance of a local councilor’s daughter. At the same time, Wang tries to reconcile her own history, piecing together the truth about her father’s suicide. In this idyllic-seeming rural town, people try to move on, but they are forever haunted by the past. The author has great literary credentials, and she tells the story in a highly entertaining way.