Jamie Ford is the great-grandson of Nevada mining pioneer Min Chung, who emigrated from Kaiping, China, to San Francisco in 1865, where he adopted the Western name 'Ford,' thus confusing countless generations. Ford is an award-winning short-story writer, an alumnus of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and a survivor of Orson Scott Card's Literary Boot Camp. Having grown up near Seattle's Chinatown, he now lives in Montana with his wife and children.
Published: July 2018
From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle's epic 1909 World's Fair.
Published: October 2017
From the NYT bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. A powerful story about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair.
Published: September 2013
Set against the backdrop of Depression-era Seattle, Songs of Willow Frost is a powerful tale of two souls - a boy with dreams for his future and a woman escaping her haunted past - both seeking love, hope, and forgiveness. From the international bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.
Published: January 2013
The New York Times bestselling novel about a chance discovery in boarded up old hotel that brings back long forgotten memories and rekindles a forbidden love, swept aside during the chaos and heartbreak of World War II and internment of Japanese families in the wake of Pearl Harbor.