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  • Barrett, Dean.
    SKYTRAIN TO MURDER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Vero Beach, Florida: Village East Books, (2003.). First edition - Interesting and rather offbeat mystery involving an American ex-CIA agent, who teaches scuba diving part-time and does occasional investigative work. Set in Thailand, by an author who has lived there for many years, this is both steeped in the Thai culture, and a 'noirish' picture of ex-pat life. Review copy with publisher's materials laid in. ISBN: 0-966189965.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 31030
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  • MONKEY ON A CHAIN. by Blackstock, Charity.
    Blackstock, Charity.
    MONKEY ON A CHAIN.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Coward-McCann, (1965) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of suspense: the story of a young woman's journey to Bangkok, Thailand, in search of her brother's murderer, a search which leads her to a strange relationship with the man she suspects of the crime. 254 pp. Dust jacket by Ben Feder.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Uncommon in this condition.

    Book ID: 59162
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  • BANGKOK HAUNTS. by Burdett, John.
    Burdett, John.
    BANGKOK HAUNTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's fifth novel, and the third in the series featuring Sonchai Jitpleecheep, a devout Buddhist Royal Thai police detective. 305 pp. ISBN: 9780307263186.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50347
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  • BANGKOK HAUNTS. by Burdett, John.
    Burdett, John.
    BANGKOK HAUNTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's fifth novel, and the third in the series featuring Sonchai Jitpleecheep, a devout Buddhist Royal Thai police detective. 305 pp. ISBN: 9780307263186.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (embossed seal of prev owner.)

    Book ID: 50129
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  • BANGKOK 8. by Burdett, John.
    Burdett, John.
    BANGKOK 8.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. First edition - First novel in this unusual series set in Bangkok, a thriller introducing half American-half Thai Sonchai Jitpleecheep, a practicing Buddhist and a Royal Thai police detective. A New York Times Notable Book. 318 pp. plus author's note.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76538
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  • GOLD BY THE INCH. by Chua, Lawrence.
    Chua, Lawrence.
    GOLD BY THE INCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a picture of modern Bangkok, a city in the throes of changes, a city where the sex industry thrives. 209 pp. ISBN: 0-8021-16264.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 70088
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  • MURDER IN THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE. by Crowley, Tom.
    Crowley, Tom.
    MURDER IN THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Lutz, FL: Down and Out Books, (2014). SIGNED first edition - The author's second thriller set in Thailand featuring Matt Chance. A gritty novel involving sex slavery, drugs, CIA corruption and international terrorism. SIGNED on the title page. Crowley is a Vietnam vet who made his home in Bangkok many years ago and who worked for an NGO in one of the city's slums. 236 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 978-1937495732.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (new) . Award sticker on front cover.

    Book ID: 78718
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  • VIPER'S TAIL. by Crowley, Tom.
    Crowley, Tom.
    VIPER'S TAIL.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Lutz, FL: Down and Out Books, (2013). SIGNED first edition - The author's first thriller set in Thailand introducting former US Army Ranger Matt Chance. When US medical researchers are dying mysteriously in Thailand, he is called tollook into the affair, and discovers the deaths are linked into a conspiracy dating back to World War II. SIGNED on the half title page. Crowley is a Vietnam vet who made his home in Bangkok many years ago and who worked for an NGO in one of the city's slums. Glossary, sources, 201 pp. ISBN: 978-1937495732.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (new) .

    Book ID: 78777
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  • THE FEAR ARTIST. by Hallinan, Timothy.
    Hallinan, Timothy.
    THE FEAR ARTIST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Soho Press (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Poke Rafferty thriller, set in Bangkok, Thailand. SIGNED by the author on the title page. 342 pp. ISBN: 978-1616951122.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 72165
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  • THE FEAR ARTIST. by Hallinan, Timothy.
    Hallinan, Timothy.
    THE FEAR ARTIST.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York Soho Press (2012). SIGNED first edition - A Poke Rafferty thriller, set in Bangkok, Thailand. SIGNED by the author, 342 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60706
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  • DRAGONFIRE. by Kaplan, Andrew.
    Kaplan, Andrew.
    DRAGONFIRE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, (1987). First edition - Thriller the intelligence agent known only as Sawyer. "Code-named Dragonfire, Sawyer's mission is to trade the guns needed by the Khmer Resistance for a billion dollars in pure morphine base. So begins a desperate journey from the deadly underworldof Bangkok's teeming waterfront to the forbidden hill country of the Golden Triangle, an exotic world of rival warlords, opium smugglers, and savage tribesmen, a world where violence rules and anything is permitted." 332 pp.

    Condition: Very good in printed green wrappers.

    Book ID: 70515
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  • THAI TALES, OLD AND NEW. The Four Riddles and Other Stories with Some Reflections on the Tales. by Le May, Reginald, translator.
    Le May, Reginald, translator.
    THAI TALES, OLD AND NEW. The Four Riddles and Other Stories with Some Reflections on the Tales.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Shanghai: (1945). Le May was a British official and adviser to the Thai government from 1908 to 1933. Originally published in London in 1930. 153 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in fragile and chipped wrappers - severe toning to the pages and the covers.

    Book ID: 77841
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  • Minney, R. J.
    FANNY AND THE REGENT OF SIAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: World Publishing Co., 1962. dj. Hardcover first edition - A fictionalized account of Fanny Knox, the daughter of the British consul,w ho defied the wishes of the Regent of Siam to marry the man she loved, and of the tragedy that followed. Based on actual diaries, letters and the author's extensive personal researches and interviews. Photographs. 382 pp. Scene from the Yul Brynner movie 'The King and I' on the back cover of the dustjacket.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 26049
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  • THE RISK OF INFIDELITY INDEX. by Moore, Christopher G.
    Moore, Christopher G.
    THE RISK OF INFIDELITY INDEX.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2007.). First edition - The ninth novel in the award-winning series featuring Vincent Calvino, a disbarred New York attorney now working as a private investigator in Bangkok, Thailand, and (almost unbelievably) the first in this series to be published in the United States. 318 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight lamination flaw to edges of covers, but otherwise a tight and unread copy).

    Book ID: 59546
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  • THE RISK OF INFIDELITY INDEX. by Moore, Christopher G.
    Moore, Christopher G.
    THE RISK OF INFIDELITY INDEX.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The ninth novel in the award-winning series featuring Vincent Calvino, a disbarred New York attorney now working as a private investigator in Bangkok, Thailand, and (almost unbelievably) the first in this series to be published in the United States. Map endpapers. SIGNED on the title page. 321 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-974x.

    Condition: Good in a very good dust jacket (spine slant.)

    Book ID: 47911
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  • FIDDLING FOR WATERBUFFALOES: Short Story Paperbacks # 47. by Somtow, S. P. .
    Somtow, S. P. .
    FIDDLING FOR WATERBUFFALOES: Short Story Paperbacks # 47.

    Edition: First printing, a small paperback, issued simultaneously with a limited edition hardcover.

    Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, (1992.). First edition - First separate publication of this short story. "What do tourists and alien have in common?" Author's afterword, in which he talks about why, after 20 years, this is his first story to be set in his native Thailand. A slim volume, 44 pp. plus a list of books by Somtow. Cover art by Doug Herring.. ISBN: 1-56146-547X.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68625
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  • A HEAD IN CAMBODIA: A Jenna Murphy Mystery. by Tingley, Nancy.
    Tingley, Nancy.
    A HEAD IN CAMBODIA: A Jenna Murphy Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery, introducing Jenna Murphy, a young art curator. Cover praise from Sheldon Siegel and Nina Schuyler who says this "beautifully weaves together lush language, the intricacies of the Asian art world, and page-turning tension." The author is herself an Asian art historian and consultant, who worked as a museum curator. SIGNED on the title page. 320 pp. ISBN: 978-0804011853.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 72164
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