Books tagged: vincent calvino

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Cold Hit
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 129,340. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Five foreigners have died in Bangkok. Calvino believes the evidence points to a serial killer who stalks tourists in Bangkok. The Thai police, including Colonel Pratt, don’t buy his theory. He teams up with an LAPD officer on a bodyguard assignment. Hidden forces pull them through places in the redlight district as they try to keep their man and themselves alive.
Zero Hour in Phnom Pehn
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,850. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the early 1990s, at the end of the devastating civil war UN peacekeeping forces try to keep the lid on the violence. Gunfire can still be heard nightly in Phnom Penh, where Vietnamese prostitutes try to hook UN peacekeepers from the balcony of the Lido Bar. Calvino traces leads on a missing farang from Bangkok to war-torn Cambodia, through the Russian market, hospitals, nightclubs, news briefi
Comfort Zone
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,360. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Twenty years after the end of the Vietnam War, Vietnam is opening to the outside world. There is a smell of fast money in the air and poverty in the streets. Business is booming and in austere Ho Chi Minh City a new generation of foreigners have arrived to make money and not war.
The Big Weird
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 105,220. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A beautiful American blond is found dead with a large bullet hole in her head in the house of her ex-boyfriend. A famous Hollywood screen-writer hires Calvino to investigate her death. Everyone except Calvino’s client believes Samantha McNeal has committed suicide
Minor Wife
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 94,880. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A contemporary murder set in Bangkok—a neighbor and friend is found dead by an American millionaire’s minor wife. Her rich expat husband hires Calvino to investigate. While searching for the killer in exclusive clubs and not-so-exclusive bars of Bangkok, Calvino discovers that a minor wife—mia noi—has everything to do with a woman’s status.
Pattaya 24/7
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 104,090. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Inside a secluded, lush estatelocated on the edge of Pattaya, an eccentric English-man’s gardener is found hanged. Calvino has been hired to investigate. Calvino finds himself pulled deep into the shadows of the war against drugs, into Code Orange alerts to flash across the screen of American intelligence.
The Corruptionist
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 138,510. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hired by an American businessman, Calvino finds himself caught in the middle of a family conflict over a Chinese corporate takeover. This is no ordinary deal. As the bodies accumulate while he navigates Thailand’s business-political landmines, Calvino becomes increasingly entangled in a secret deal made by men who will stop at nothing—and no one—standing in their way.
9 Gold Bullets
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 102,960. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A priceless collection of 9 gold bullet coins issued during the Reign of Rama V has gone missing along with a Thai coin collector. Local police find a link between the missing Thai coins and Calvino's childhood friend, Josh Stein, who happens to be in Bangkok on an errand for his new Russian client.
The Cultural Detective
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Essay » Literature
For more than twenty years, Christopher G. Moore has been writing about the history, culture and politics of Southeast Asia, in particular Thailand. The Cultural Detective is a behind-the-scene view into Moore’s writing life. In this selection of essays, Moore discusses with the humor and insight that he has become famous for. He draws widely on anthropology, neurology, psychology, ethnography...
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..