'This is a must-read for anyone looking to escape to more exotic climes, anyone looking for smart, entertaining mysteries and, above all, anyone looking for a fast, fun, engaging read' Reader Dad. * Reader Dad * 'It's a great story, very much of the now. I laughed, I was close to tears and towards the end I couldn't turn the pages fast enough in my dash to find out what happened next' Bookbag. * Bookbag * 'among the most distinctive and darkly engaging on the current crime fiction scene' Good Book Guide. * Good Book Guide * 'More frenetic than the Alexander McCall Smith books, and with an off-the-centre sense of humour, this was an enjoyable book' EuroCrime. * EuroCrime * 'laugh-out loud funny, but the humour did not obscure some very serious points' Evidence. * Evidence *
What do you do when you find a severed head on the beach?
With her former cop grandfather as back up, crime reporter Jimm Juree sets out to discover how the poor fellow got there. On their journey they uncover gruesome tales of piracy, slavery, violence and murder, yet the authorities show no interest at all. Is it because the victims aren't Thai? Whatever the reason, Jimm and her team are going it alone.
Airport hostages and hand grenades, monkeys and naked policemen - once more the sublime and the ridiculous clash in the Gulf of Thailand.