For crime writers, Bangkok’s red-light districts and sordid underbelly are gold – no wonder so many fictional detectives pound its streets and back alleys

//For crime writers, Bangkok’s red-light districts and sordid underbelly are gold – no wonder so many fictional detectives pound its streets and back alleys

For crime writers, Bangkok’s red-light districts and sordid underbelly are gold – no wonder so many fictional detectives pound its streets and back alleys

Sonchai Jitpleecheep, a detective of mixed American and Thai descent, hunts killers in Bangkok’s Police District 8. A devout Buddhist, he is guided by his belief in the vagaries of karma.When a US marine is murdered in peculiar circumstances by venomous snakes, he is on the case. He is also called to investigate the murder of a CIA agent, whose mutilated body is found in a hotel room. For Sonchai, that is just another lurid crime to solve.Vincent Calvino is made of equally stern stuff. A half…

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