Colin Cotterill

Biography

Colin Cotterill (born 2 October 1952) is a London-born teacher, crime writer and cartoonist. Cotterill has dual English and Australian citizenship; however, he currently lives in Southeast Asia, where he writes the award-winning Dr. Siri mystery series set in the People's Democratic Republic of Laos.

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Series

Jimm Juree Case Files
A new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. Fans of Jimm know her from the four novels where, with the help of the members of her strange family, she usually solves the crime. Move over Miss Marple, Jimm Juree does it for the 21st Century.

Number Five: Trash

Price: $1.99 USD.

Books

Number Nine: Maprao Syndrome
Pre-release—available March 1, 2019. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Number Nine: Maprao Syndrome is the ninth in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. An American lady tourist has been kidnapped in Maprao, South Thailand. The police need Jimm's expertise, or at least her English language reading skills. This case needs Jimm and her friendly local policemen, Chom to figure out what's gone on.
Number Eight: Smelly Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2018 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Number Eight: Smelly Man is the seventh in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. Who is trying to kill the smelly tramp? The tramp doesn't know, but he hires Jimm to find out. Jimm with her family and a friendly gay cop set to work on the mystery as only they can.
Number Seven: Sex on the Beach
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Number Seven: Sex on the Beach is the seventh in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. When a tourist is raped and killed at a resort in the south of Thailand, the police place the guilt on a Burmese migrant worker. Jimm is recruited to help the arrested worker and soon smells a rat, or rather a number of them.
Famous Last Selfies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2018 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
Although best known as an author of crime novels like the Dr. Siri and Jimm Juree series, Colin Cotterill is also an accomplished artist and illustrator. He has designed many book covers for other authors and this new book of cartoons allows you to perhaps see a little bit more into how his mind works.
Number Six: Spay With Me
Series: Jimm Juree Case Files. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Number Six: Spay With Me is the sixth in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. Fans of Jimm know her from the four novels where, with the help of the members of her strange family, she usually solves the crime. Move over Miss Marple, Jimm Juree does it for the 21st Century.
Number Five: Trash
Series: Jimm Juree Case Files, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2018 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Number Five: Trash is the fifth in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories. Not a message in a bottle; instead it's in a sealed plastic bag which once held medicines, stuffed inside an old sardine can and washed up on the beach. A cry for help by someone held against their will? And is there any connection to the Burmese labourers dying from malaria? Another case for Jimm Juree.
Number Four: The Zero Finger Option
Series: Jimm Juree Case Files, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Number Four: The Zero Finger Option is the fourth in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. In The Zero Finger Option a letter a day delivered by a good looking young postman leads Jimm into a new mystery. It starts as a case of internet scamming, but ends up somewhere far worse.
Number Three: Highway Robbery
Series: Jimm Juree Case Files, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"First, my only appointment of the week phoned to postpone. Second, on the TV news I was astounded to see scenes from our own Highway 41 where an armoured security van had been deserted minus its cash. And, third, I was awoken just before midnight by the sound of groaning coming from the empty shop house beside mine. It was a while before I learned how these three events were connected."
Number Two: When You Wish Upon a Star
Series: Jimm Juree Case Files, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Number Two: When You Wish Upon a Star is a fictional short story by Colin Cotterill. It is the second in a series of eBook short stories based on his fictional Thai woman journalist and crime solver, Jimm Juree. In this story a car drives into a river and a woman is dead. A terrible accident and a broken hearted husband. Or it would be if Jimm’s sixth sense hadn’t cut in.
Number One: The Funeral Photographer
Series: Jimm Juree Case Files, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2017 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
The Funeral Photographer is the first in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. Fans of Jimm know her from the four novels where, with the help of the members of her strange family, she usually solves the crime. Move over Miss Marple, Jimm Juree does it for the 21st Century.
The Amok Runners
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A detective crime novel set in Thailand featuring Jimm Juree, Colin Cotterill's fictional detective.
Bleeding in Black and White
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Colin Cotterill creates a new member of his wonderful cast of characters in his latest book Bleeding in Black and White. He is CIA agent Robert "Bodge" Leon.
Evil in the Land Without
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Evil in the Land Without By Colin Cotterill A thrilling chase for a child abuser and murderer that spans three continents, Europe, Africa and Asia. The English detective's own family is at risk as he attempts to find a most evil man. Evil in the Land Without was Colin Cotterill's second novel published in 2003 by Asia Books.
Pool and its Role in Asian Communism
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A funny and moving tale set during the secret war in Laos. The Year is 1970. Waldo Monk is 65 years old, a widower, and two months away from retirement after a lifetime at Roundly's pool-ball factory in Mattfield, Indiana. Quite how he ends up in Laos is well worth finding out.

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