Bangkok 8 (Paperback)
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When a U.S. Marine is killed in Bangkok the task of finding the murderer falls to Detective Sonchai, seemingly the only member of the Royal Thai Police Force whose idea of justice precludes his fellow officers customary system of bribery. This assignment's especially important to the devout detective for during the investigation of the murder scene the methamphetamine stoked snakes that bit the manne also kill Sonchai's police partner best friend and Buddhist soul mate Pichai. Sonchai's pursuit of revenge will team him with a sexually frustrated FBI agent and leave them at the mercy of yaa-baa-fueled motorcycle-taxi drivers as they hurtle through neon-lit Bangkok and into the labyrinthine and deadly machinations of the international jade and drug trades in search of the killer.
About the Author
John Burdett is the author of "A Personal History of Thirst, The Last Six Million Seconds, Bangkok 8, "and "Bangkok Tattoo,"