Duncan Jepson is an award-winning director, writer, and producer of five feature films, including Hope Without Future? (2009) and Follow Your Heart: China’s New Youth Movement (2007). He has also produced films and programs for Jackie Chan’s JCE Movies, National Geographic, and Discovery Channel, among others. His first novel, All the Flowers in Shanghai, was published by HarperCollins in 2011. His latest novel, Emperors Once More, the first in a crime series, was published in March 2014. He has written for the International Herald Tribune, the Daily Telegraph, and the South China Morning Post. Duncan is currently working on a new documentary feature, A Devil’s Gift, about the difficult future facing Hong Kong youth. A lawyer by profession, he lives in Hong Kong.