By Timothy Hallinan
Edgar-finalist Hallinan’s heartrending, unforgettable 5th Poke Rafferty thriller
An unintended collision on a Bangkok sidewalk is going very flawed whilst the fellow who bumped into Rafferty dies in his palms, yet now not prior to announcing 3 phrases: Helen Eckersley. Cheyenne. Seconds later, the police arrive, denying that the guy was once shot. That evening, Rafferty is interrogated via Thai mystery brokers who call for to grasp what the useless guy acknowledged, yet Rafferty can't keep in mind. while he's ultimately published, Rafferty arrives domestic to discover that his condominium has been ransacked. within the days that persist with, he realizes he's less than surveillance. the second one time males in uniform appear at his door, he manages to flee the development and starts off a brand new lifestyles as a fugitive. As he learns extra approximately his state of affairs, it turns into obvious that he's been stuck at the margins of the battle on terror, and that his opponent is a virtuoso artist whose medium is fear.
"Taut, offbeat and fast-moving.... Hallinan's not going hero shines during this occasionally humorous, regularly engrossing and undeniably real tale that explores a dismal and interesting facet of Thailand." —Kirkus experiences, Starred Review
“Papa Hemingway used to claim, “Write approximately what you know.” Hallinan does a hell of a role following his advice.” —Criminal Element
“The volcanic American sadist is the author’s most sensible yet… easily the easiest of an exceptional sequence of thrillers set in a single of the world’s so much unique locales.” —Booklist, Starred review
About the Author
Timothy Hallinan is the Edgar- and Macavity-nominated writer of 13 commonly praised books—twelve novels and a piece of nonfiction—including the Poke Rafferty Bangkok thrillers A Nail throughout the middle, The Fourth Watcher, respiring Water, and The Queen of Patpong. In 2010, Hallinan conceived and edited an booklet of unique brief tales via twenty secret writers, Shaken: tales for Japan, with a hundred% of the proceeds going to eastern catastrophe aid.