By John Burdett
Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep of the Royal Thai Police returns in his riveting and smokily atmospheric new thriller.
A farang–a foreigner–has been murdered, his physique horribly mutilated, on the Bangkok brothel co-owned through Sonchai’s mom and his boss. The useless guy used to be a CIA agent. To make concerns worse, the plain wrongdoer is sweet-natured Chanya, the brothel’s most sensible earner and a girl whom the devoutly Buddhist sleuth has enjoyed for a number of lifetimes.
How can Sonchai resolve this crime with out sending Chanya to felony? How can he interact in a cover-up with out endangering his karma? and the way will he ever unravel a case whose events contain American spooks, Muslim fundamentalists, and gangsters from 3 nations?
As addictive as opium, as sizzling as Sriracha chili sauce, and bursting with surprises, Bangkok Tattoo will depart its mark on you.
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Bangkok Tattoo by John Burdett