James Newman

Biography

Newman began writing fiction when he came out of rehab. He was addicted to pulp fiction. There was no cure. Before that he played guitar and sang in neu-gazer bands in London. Newman moved to Bangkok in the year 2001 and began writing fiction. He lived in ten dollar hotel rooms and survived on chemical whiskey and raw luck. Newman has published over fifty short stories in various publications all over the world; most recently for Big Pulp Magazine. His novel Bangkok Express appeared in 2010. The sequel Bangkok City was published by Booksmango in 2012. A collection of his short stories Thailand after Dark documents his short story ventures living in Thailand. Other titles include Lizard City his latest pulp horror novella - a free ebook! His new book Stripper Ripper is set for release later in 2012. His interests include noir fiction, beer Leo, Charles Bukowski, and travelling around Thailand dreaming about the oncoming apocalypse.

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Books

Red Night Zone - Bangkok City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Monica just wants to be loved like all the other pretty girls in Bangkok City. But sometimes getting what you want isn’t healthy. Her body is discovered decapitated in her cold-water apartment room. A briefcase stuffed with cash is missing from the scene. P.I Joe Dylan ventures into the Bangkok City bars to find out what happened that night. The trail leads to the Demon Dreams a Bangkok S&M joint
Thailand After Dark
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,770. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Blind dates with psychotic lady-boys. Sadistic bosses and certifiable coworkers. White-water rafting, oily massages with women old enough to be your mom. Mixing cocktails and blindly navigating the Bangkok streets, the bars, the women and the hustlers before hitting rock-bottom and looking at the balcony. James Newman is the Bangkok author of "Bangkok Express", "Thai Meditations," and "The Sub"...
Bangkok Express
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Bangkok Express is an often hilarious, always dangerous, fast moving tale of the tricks and turns in an exotic land where what meets the eye often fools, if not confuses, the observer. Joe leaves behind a life of commuter trains, a messy divorce, and an egotistical boss to undertake an assignment that changes his life forever. For Joe, Thailand is a private investigator’s hardest challenge.

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