A legend buried for 2000 years. A race against time to uncover the truth.

210 BCE, CHINA. The most powerful emperor China has ever known is on the brink of death. In desperation, he sends his trusted alchemist on a quest for the mythical elixir of life.

His fleet never returned….

NOW, renowned archaeologist Professor Georgia Lee is determined to unlock the secret to the greatest discovery in human history. But she’s not the only one seeking the precious elixir of life. Pursued by those who will kill to possess it, Georgia must find the one man who can help her win this deadly treasure hunt.

With every twist and turn bringing her closer to her enemies, she is thrust into a globetrotting, pulse-pounding adventure from the forgotten tombs of ancient China to the treacherous jungles of Taiwan.

Meticulously researched, this is a tale blended with rich historical facts to recreate all the drama, intrigue, and mystery of East Asia.

A smart, fast-paced archaeological adventure, The Imperial Alchemist is a riveting thriller in the spirit of James Rollins, weaving history, action and thought-provoking philosophy on every page. If you loved Indiana Jones or The Da Vinci Code, this is for you!







Customer Reviews

Breathtaking adventure that will keep readers in suspense to the end.” 

Colin Falconer, Best Selling Author of Silk Road

“As Miles Davis would say, this book is a motherf**cker. […] a stunningly brilliant debut novel” 

Mark Will, author of Of Letters and a Man:A

“The Imperial Alchemist by A. H. Wang is a thriller full of Chinese history […] can’t wait for the next in the series! “

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” […] Move over Dan Brown!”

Taylor Love, author of Not My Type

“This is a flawless book in all aspects! […] I am really impressed with the depth of the story and how it had no loose ends/plot holes for a debut novel. I eagerly anticipate more books from A.H. Wang.

Amazon Reviewer russman ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“Enough twists and turns for a blockbuster movie!”

Leon Cameron, author of The Greatest Humans

Fascinating story woven with history and magic. Can’t wait for the next book […] Weaving twenty centuries of historical events into a compelling tale is a challenge that A.H. Wang mastered.  

Amazon Reviewer Victoria T ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“My new favourite author […]I very seldom give a book 5 stars. I can’t wait to read more”

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