By Christopher R. Cox
"A good secret, fantastically crafted, fast moving, and populated with the main vibrant (and now and then seamy) characters… A bravura debut!" --Douglas Preston, number one bestselling co-author of the Pendergast sequence of novels
A nail-biting debut secret that plunges readers into the seamy part streets of late-90s Bangkok and around the untamed mountains of the Lao-Vietnam border, sizzling at the heels of an attractive lady who is formally useless – until she's masterminded a half-million-dollar life-insurance scam
An expertly crafted debut, a great loss of life introduces Sebastian Damon, a sharp-witted even though suffering Boston PI who catches an fascinating case. Linda Watts is a gorgeous, gifted Southeast Asian refugee with a promising occupation in finance—or she was once, until eventually she became up useless, the sufferer of a heroin OD, in an inexpensive Bangkok visitor condominium. Her demise appeared effortless to the Thai gurus, yet her assurance corporation is not deciding to buy it. They ship Sebastian midway all over the world to investigate—where he reveals himself confounded and entirely misplaced chasing faint leads during the damaged, bewildering streets of Thailand's teeming capital.
An award-winning journalist with a long time of expertise touring in and reporting on Southeast Asia, Christopher R. Cox takes readers on a colourful trip via a corrupt police paperwork, a community of steamy Bangkok nightclubs and dirty hostels to a spot the place you could you are feeling the humid air and odor the stir-fried highway nutrition. alongside the best way, Sebastian unearths romance as he falls for a captivatingly mysterious girl and camaraderie along with his father's wise-cracking outdated distinctive Forces wingman -- an expat who can navigate Bangkok's chaotic underbelly and the wild mountains of Laos with equivalent aplomb. For Sebastian, it is the task of an entire life, a chase that may lead him to a long-buried fact on the center of all of the darkish lies, a quest that would swap him eternally during this richly imagined, compelling debut excellent for enthusiasts of John Burdett.
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