Death In Umber

Amid the ancient temples of Burma’s arid central plain Aung, singer of the royal puppet troupe, stumbles upon a murdered novice monk. With the help of the Yamin, the smallest and most mischievous of the troupe's magical marionettes, the two unlikely detectives must unmask a killer before a second missing novice dies. More

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About Karen L. Abrahamson

Karen Abrahamson wrote her first poem at age six. Since then she has written and sold poetry and short fiction. In her words, “a bad day of writing is still better than the best moments of working for a living”.

After a wandering youth that took her across North America countless times, she currently lives in the Metro Vancouver area of Canada.
 
An inveterate traveler, amateur photographer, and a fan of old maps, Karen keeps a loaded backpack to hand because she never knows when she might meet a destination she can't refuse.

About the Series: Aung and Yamin Mysteries
What do a mischievous, spirit-imbued puppet and wizened puppet singer have in common? In this case, it’s solving mysteries.

In 19th Century Burma, foreigners are slowly sinking their teeth into the Burmese kingdom while living spirits still walk the land. Where they meet, ancient belief systems clash. So, too, do those who adhere to tradition and those who have forgotten powers far older than Buddha. In this mysterious land, wandering puppet troupes and their magic marionettes are the only source of news and social commentary. It makes the troupes important. It makes them dangerous to the king. It makes their lives risky enough without assuming the task of investigating murder and mayhem along their way.

Welcome to the perilous world of Aung Aung the puppet singer and his accomplice, the not so faithful, and occasionally not so helpful, puppet, Yamin.

Books in the Series:

Death By Effigy (Guardbridge Books)

A Death In Passing

Death In Umber

I hope their adventures bring you wonder and a smile.

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