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"Mindfulness and Murder by Nick Wilgus, a clerical thriller set in Thailand gets 4 new excellent reviews on amazon. http://ning.it/ViYl6D"
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"Launching The Cambodian Book of the Dead at the UBUD Writers and Readers Festival with Khmer chanteuse Srey Thy singing a Khmer funeral chant containing aspects of my novel was a great privilege. I could not have hoped for a better introduction. The…"
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Mindfulness and Murder by Nick Wilgus, the fourth Crime Wave Press title, is out now!!!

When a homeless boy living at the youth shelter run by a Buddhist monastery turns up dead, the abbot recruits Father Ananda, a monk and former police officer, to find out why. He discovers that all is not well at this urban monastery in the heart of Bangkok. Together with his dogged assistant, an orphaned boy named Jak,…See More
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Mindfulness and Murder

When a homeless boy living at the youth shelter run by a Buddhist monastery turns up dead, the abbot recruits Father Ananda, a monk and former police officer, to find out why. He discovers that all is not well at this urban monastery in the heart of…
Oct 31, 2012
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"Crime Wave Press (www.crimewavepress.com) have sold the rights to my The Cambodian Book of the Dead to Exhibit A.…"
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"Crime Wave Press (www.crimewavepress.com) has just published its fourth title, Mindfulness and Murder by Nick Wilgus…"
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"Check out the Crime Wave Press dive thriller Dead Sea by Sam Lopez on amazon http://ning.it/QcmZ3u"
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"Crime Wave Press (hhtp://www.crimewavepress.com) has just published its third title: Dead Sea by Sam Lopez, a gripping undersea thriller!"
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Crime Wave Press

Crime Wave Press is a Hong Kong based fiction imprint that endeavors to publish the best new crime novels from Asia and about Asia to readers around the globe.
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Dead Sea by Sam Lopez, out now with Crime Wave Press (http://www.crimewavepress.com)
Oct 14, 2012
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John Michael Brantingham commented on Tom Vater's blog post The Devil's Road to Kathamandu on amazon worldwide
"Kathmandu in the 70s -- that sounds fantastic."
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Hometown:
Bangkok
About Me:
I am a veteran writer/journalist, working mostly in South and Southeast Asia. My feature articles are published in publications like The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and The Asia Wall Street Journal. I have written many non-fiction books on Asian subjects, several acclaimed documentary screenplays and two crime novels, currently published by Crime Wave Press (www.crimewavepress.com), which I co-own.
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Writer, Publisher
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http://www.crimewavepress.com
Books And Authors I Like:
Ross MacDonald, Jim Thompson, Chester Himes, John D. MacDonald, Raymond Chandler, Massimo Carlotto, David Goodis, Charles Willeford, Thomas McGuane, Cormac McCarthy, Philip Kerr, Graham Greene
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
The Third Man, Shoot The Piano Player, The Drowning Pool, District 9, The Usual Suspects, Twin Peaks (series)

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Review: Ghost Money by Andrew Nette

Max Quinlan is a PI on the trail of a shady Australian businessman who’s gone to ground in Southeast Asia. Quinlan, a half Vietnamese, half Australian ex-cop, has only recently taken up the detective mantle but he quickly becomes embroiled in post-war shenanigans in a 1996 Phnom Penh that is populated by shady…

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Posted on December 3, 2012 at 5:00pm

Review: Ghost Money by Andrew Nette

Max Quinlan is a PI on the trail of a shady Australian businessman who’s gone to ground in Southeast Asia. Quinlan, a half Vietnamese, half Australian ex-cop, has only recently taken up the detective mantle but he quickly becomes embroiled in post-war shenanigans in a 1996 Phnom Penh that is populated by shady…

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Posted on December 3, 2012 at 5:00pm

Review: The Underground by Lawrence McMorrow

 

Late 1940s America, a world in which deserving has little to do with what you get, and the Irish immigrant Maura arrives as an almost-rebel. Despite her Catholic background, she has lost her virginity on the boat to the New World and, upon arrival in the US, she falls in love with Frank and gets pregnant. Frank…

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Posted on December 2, 2012 at 5:28pm

Mindfulness and Murder by Nick Wilgus, the fourth Crime Wave Press title, is out now!!!

W hen a homeless boy living at the youth shelter run by a Buddhist monastery turns up dead, the abbot recruits Father Ananda, a monk and former police officer, to find out why. He discovers that all is not well at this urban monastery in the heart of Bangkok. Together with his dogged assistant, an orphaned boy…

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