Download Bangkok 8: A Novel by John Burdett PDF

By John Burdett

A mystery with angle to spare, Bangkok 8 is a beautiful, razor-edged, frequently darkly hilarious novel set in a single of the world’s so much unique cities.

Witnessed by way of a throng of gaping spectators, a charismatic Marine sergeant is murdered lower than a Bangkok bridge within a bolted-shut Mercedes Benz. one of the witnesses are the single police officers within the urban no longer at the take, yet inside of moments one is murdered and his companion, Sonchai Jitpleecheep—a religious Buddhist and the son of a Thai bar woman and a long-gone Vietnam warfare G.I.—is hell-bent on wreaking revenge. On a vigilante venture to trap his partner’s assassin, Sonchai is begrudgingly paired with a gorgeous FBI agent named Jones and captures her middle within the strategy. In a urban fueled via illicit medications and limitless corruption, prostitution and valuable artwork, Sonchai’s quest for vengeance takes him right into a international even more sinister than he can have ever imagined.

Show description

Read or Download Bangkok 8: A Novel PDF

Similar suspense books

A Tale for the Time Being

A super, unforgettable, and long-awaited novel from bestselling writer Ruth Ozeki

“A time being is an individual who lives in time, and that suggests you, and me, and each one among us who's, or used to be, or ever may be. ”

In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has determined there’s just one break out from her aching loneliness and her classmates’ bullying. yet earlier than she ends all of it, Nao first plans to record the lifetime of her nice grandmother, a Buddhist nun who’s lived greater than a century. A diary is Nao’s simply solace—and will contact lives in methods she will be able to scarcely imagine.

around the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist residing on a distant island who discovers a set of artifacts washed ashore in a hi Kitty lunchbox—possibly particles from the devastating 2011 tsunami. because the secret of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the earlier, into Nao’s drama and her unknown destiny, and ahead into her personal future.

filled with Ozeki’s signature humor and deeply engaged with the connection among author and reader, earlier and current, truth and fiction, quantum physics, background, and fantasy, A story in the mean time is a brilliantly artistic, beguiling tale of our shared humanity and the hunt for domestic.  

Honeymoon (Honeymoon, Book 1)

Don't supply away the finishing. .. Don't provide away the start. How does it believe to be wanted by means of each guy and envied via each girl? excellent. this is often the existence Nora Sinclair has labored difficult for, the lifestyles she's going to by no means quit. She doesn't simply allure males, she enthralls them. So why is FBI agent John O'Hara drawn to Nora Sinclair?

Hangsaman

From the 2013 ahead through Francine Prose:

“Natalie is lonely in school. and due to who she is, and due to what sort of novel this is often, her loneliness is terrifying. the damaging strength of expertise, quotidian social brutality, loneliness, and existential worry propel Hangsaman towards the sting of turning into a mental mystery, just like one in all Patricia Highsmith’s, purely much less bodily violent, funnier, extra lyrical, innovative, and inside. ”

First released within the us of a via Farrar, Straus and younger 1951

Sea Change (UK Edition)

January, 1721. London is reeling from the consequences of the best monetary scandal of the age - the cave in of the South Sea Bubble. William Spandrel, a penniless mapmaker, is accessible a discharge of his bills through Sir Theodore Janssen, a director of the South Sea corporation, on one situation: he needs to secretly show an incredible package deal to Amsterdam.

Extra resources for Bangkok 8: A Novel

Sample text

That's your middle name. " "And Henry," Wallace said, "if anyone asks about the quote the killer used, you have your 'no comments' at the ready. Am I correct in assuming you're not hiding anything? " "I swear I have no idea," I said honestly. " "Then let's keep it that way. " "That might work better than a 'no comment,'" Jack said. "Now get a move on," Wallace continued. "I have no doubt there'll be some fireworks at this conference. " 6 Paulina Cole sat at her desk, holding a warm cup in her hands.

I want you both there," Wallace said. "And I don't care The Guilty 45 what you do or how you do it, get something different to run with tomorrow. " "Angle is my middle name," Jack said. "Yesterday you told me it was Glenfiddich," replied Wallace. "Mine is Shane," I said proudly. They both looked at me. I wasn't proud anymore. " Jack shook his head. "Wine cooler. That's your middle name. " "And Henry," Wallace said, "if anyone asks about the quote the killer used, you have your 'no comments' at the ready.

She licked it, shuddered at the sensation, and knew the night would be a memorable one. The blue Missoni dress clung to her body, the fabric matted on her curves like tissue paper. The dress had been airmailed by Ottavio Missoni himself, specifically for Athena to wear tonight. She could feel DJ Stix's eyes drinking her in. He didn't even pretend to look away. Even Shawn Kensbrook couldn't help but steal an eyeful as she danced and spun to the beat. Athena looked at them with a seductive grin, then raised the volume a few notches, the bass thumping harder.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 11 votes