Books tagged: siam

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Permanent Damage
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Scott Sterling is an American detective, ex-CIA Beijing and Bangkok, living over one of the bars in Bangkok frequented by American vets of various wars. An American woman shows up at the bar; a woman who believes her father, a special forces team leader on highly classified missions into Laos, was murdered by a Thai woman in the early 70’s, and she wishes to clear his name.
Murder in China Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
His name is Liu Chiang-hsin: "a mind as sharp as a sword." But "Chinaman" is the name his friends and contacts use. Chinaman grew up in Beijing during the Mao era and was traumatized by seeing Red Guards beat his scholar-father and drag him off; never to return. Three decades later, the one woman who managed to penetrate his emotional defenses has been found murdered in a New York Hotel.
Kingdom of Make-Believe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A New York publisher who once served in Thailand during the Vietnam War receives a plea for help from his late brother’s Thai widow. When he returns to Thailand after 20 years he finds that the nostalgic portrait he carried of Thailand Past bears little resemblance to reality, and he begins to uncover deception, danger and death.
Edgar's Studebaker -- And Other Memorable Stories
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A look at the serious and not so serious events in life, from "The Last Can Opener" to "Smiley", the images are from real people, places, and events.
Faking It in Bangkok
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Essay » Literature
The Cultural Detective established Christopher G. Moore as a writer whose essays deliver a unique perspective insight into Thai culture and contemporary political and social issues. In Faking It in Bangkok gangsters, gamblers, killers and other criminals are brought to life in the essays. Readers who follow Moore’s crime novels will enjoy his detours through the hard-edged noir world of Thailand..
The Lao Isan Smile/s
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Secrets of the Sticky Rice Lao Isan Folks Many smiles have been examined but what of the famous Lao Isan Smile/s? It turns out they are less problematic, more good-hearted and less agenda-heavy than some smiles one might get. In fact, the Lao Isan people are what keep Thailand bubbling along with good food, nice people and giggly girls. They built Bangkok, they made the roads, they clean the build
Ramonne: The Return of the Vampire of Siam
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Series: Vampire of Siam, Book 2. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
The Vampire of Siam is back — with a vengeance Martin Larue’s blood-soaked encounter with a 175 year-old vampire has left him a changed man. For twelve months he donned the orange robes of the monk and studied the teachings of Buddha. His transcendent nirvana is shattered by a police lieutenant who seeks his help in tracking down a killer — a killer who drains the blood of his victims.
The Reckoning
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Series: Vampire of Siam, Book 3. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
From Paris to Angkor Wat, Ancient Siam to modern-day Bangkok, the vampire seeks the secrets of his past. Ramonne Delacroix, 175-year-old French vampire once again crosses paths with Martin Larue while retracing the historical journey that he made in 1858 with Henri Mouhot to Indochina. Martin has founded an orphanage in Cambodia outside the gates of Angkor.
The Siamese Connection
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Series: Vampire of Siam, Book 4. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 80,650. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
The fourth book in the popular Vampire of Siam series. The story begins in Bangkok 1948, shortly after the end of WWII and the Japanese occupation of Siam. The vampire, Ramonne Delacroix becomes involved in a quest for a mysterious artifact, - The Oracle - hidden during the war by the Japanese. He joins forces with the famous American Expat Jim Thompson and OSS agent.
Falcon at the Court of Siam
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Set toward the end of the seventeenth century, Falcon at the Court of Siam recounts the true story of Constantine Phaulkon, a Greek of low birth who spectacularly rose to fame, and infamy, as King Narai's favourite courtier - in effect, if not in name, First Minister of Siam. No other foreigner, before or since, has ever held such a position of power and influence in Siam.