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Jumpers
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 105,240. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Calvino investigates the death of a friend, a Canadian painter. The medical examiner finds the young man has ingested an exit drug, and the police verdict of suicide seems justified. But in Bangkok appearances have a habit of deceiving. Sometimes jumpers are given a leg up in their leap to the next life. Fingering the helper can be a risky business, and for Calvino this promises to be on...
The Great Unravelling: A Vincent Calvino Crime trilogy (Vincent Calvino Crime Novels Book 16)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 327,130. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Great Unravelling Trilogy, as this Calvino trilogy may be called, is about the desperation and hope of individuals seeking freedom who find themselves perilously constrained in Southeast Asia, where human rights and liberty are negatively geared by big men in power. It is safe to say that never before in the history of private detective fiction has there been the weight of discourse and...
Vincent Calvino’s World (A Noir Guide to Southeast Asia)
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Chad Evans shows Christopher G. Moore to be a writer of great precision, imagination, conviction and above all, knowledge. It is a timely tribute to an important writer and to his most memorable character, a political and social history spanning 25 years of Southeast Asia. Vincent Calvino’s World will become an indispensable resource for Moore’s fans and for anyone who wants a deeper insight into
Crackdown
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 115,960. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In Crackdown visual art becomes a powerful take down tool to push back against the oligarchs. People adjust to the surveillance state and its agents who are emergent forces. Post-coup Thailand is the setting as high tech competes with traditional power in a battle for hearts and minds. It is a noir landscape where Calvino finds himself ambushed as casualties from this battle leave behind...
Missing In Rangoon
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 100,210. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
As foreigners rush into Myanmar with briefcases stuffed with plans and cash for hotels, shopping malls and high rises, they discover the old ways die hard. Vincent Calvino’s case is to find a young British-Thai man gone missing in Myanmar, while his best friend and protector Colonel Pratt of the Royal Thai Police has an order to cut off the supply of cold pills from Myanmar used for...
Zero Hour in Phnom Pehn
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,850. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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.
The Vincent Calvino Reader's Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
The Vincent Calvino Novels Since Spirit House was published in 1992, the Vincent Calvino series has enjoyed international acclaim and an ever-expanding readership in twelve languages. The Vincent Calvino novels, with the Bangkok noir settings, are known for their cultural insights into the Thai/Asian societies. Calvino’s Laws explore the human psyche streched along the East-West divide. ...
The Marriage Tree
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 116,660. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
It’s okay for Thais to believe in ghosts—it’s their birthright. But why is Vincent Calvino seeing ghosts, and why are they so angry? Calvino is haunted by a series of deaths in Rangoon and Bangkok, when he stumbles onto a new murder case—but is it a new case, or an old one returned from the dead? A murder investigation leads Calvino inside an underworld network smuggling Rohingya ...
Faking It in Bangkok
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
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 Cultural Detective
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
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...