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March 5 2015

But These Tarantulas are Farm-Raised, with BBQ Seasoning!

Eating wild bugs can be a risky affair, but in the global bazaar, insect specialties are now available, “collected fresh from farms and then cleaned, quick frozen, cooked, dehydrated, seasoned...
April 12 2014

Fresh Meat: The Axe Factor by Colin Cotterill

The Axe Factor by Colin Cotterill is the third Jimm Juree Mystery about a relocated news reporter in rural Thailand who finds herself entwined with a suspicious crime writer (available April 15, 2014). The...
February 17 2013

Fresh Meat: A Good Death by Christopher R. Cox

A Good Death by Christopher R. Cox is an atmospheric almost-traditional mystery set in Thailand (available February 19, 2013). A woman is found dead of an apparent OD in a grimy backpackers’...
February 15 2013

Where in the World?: Thailand Makes for Perfect Crime Film Backdrop

When it comes to eye-popping landscapes and city streets that evoke exotic, deadly intrigue, Hollywood’s go-to country for Asian locations may very well be Thailand. The kingdom boasts a...
January 11 2013

Crime and Lack of Punishment in Thailand

On the surface, Thailand boasts all the hallmarks of an exotic tropical idyll: white-sand beaches; dramatic limestone mountains; a languid, Buddhist lifestyle. Delve a little deeper and you’ll...
July 15 2012

Fresh Meat: The Fear Artist by Timothy Hallinan

The Fear Artist by Timothy Hallinan is the fifth dark Poke Rafferty thriller set in Bangkok, Thailand (available July 17, 2012). An accidental collision on a Bangkok sidewalk goes very wrong when...
April 30 2011

The Only Honest Cop in Thailand?

I am especially fond of John Burdett’s Bangkok mysteries. The setting is just so interesting and the characters are written with such unique voices that they are a true armchair trip. Sonchai...