The 228 Legacy

The 228 Legacy coverHonorable Mention in 2015 San Francisco Book Festival
2013 Finalist for Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year Award

A Taiwanese-AmericBook of the Year Finalistan family exposes personal and historical long-standing secrets.
Online resources about 228:
  -The 228 Memorial Foundation’s report
  -George H. Kerr’s Formosa Betrayed, the text or PDF version

“Set in Los Angeles in 1980, Chow depicts how each woman must face the parts of their lives that do not measure up… this story is touching in its depiction of the characters’ changing relationships.” -Publishers Weekly

Seniors Sleuth

Front Cover of Seniors Sleuth

2015 CLUE Award Finalist
2015 Runner-Up for Beach Book Festival
Winston Wong, an ex-video-game-tester, tries his hand at solving a crime in the local senior home.

“I highly recommend Seniors Sleuth. J.J.Chow has written a great mystery mixing seniors, video games and quirky characters together in a perfect blend.”
-Trudi LoPreto, Readers’ Favorite (5-star review)

Dragonfly Dreams

DD front cover--pngA YA paranormal story about motherly love and immigrant drama.
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“A supernatural story about second chances that conveys the power of jealousy, attachment, regret, family love…” –Cara Chow, author of Bitter Melon, 2011 YALSA Best Fiction Finalist

“I absolutely loved this book. The characters were easy to identify with…I felt like they were part of my own family.” -Rebecca Lovell Books