Scott Nicholson – The Man with the Golden Mind

My close friend, my favorite American, sometime photographer and fellow traveler, Scott Nicholson died a little over a year ago. About a decade ago, Scott and I and my then wife Aroon traveled through Laos together. One of the locations we visited was the Buddha Park near Vientiane, a neglected unruly collection of concrete sculptures […]

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The Cambodian Book of the Dead reviewed at Categorically Well Read

Categorically Well Read have posted a great review of the first Detective Maier novel, The Cambodian Book of the Dead, originally published with Exhibit A in 2013 and now with Crime Wave Press. The story is set in 2001, just as Cambodia is re-emerging from over 50 years of war, genocide, famine, and cultural collapse. […]

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The Man with the Golden Mind – republished via Crime Wave Press

Originally published by Exhibit A, my second Detective Maier novel, The Man with the Golden Mind, is now available again via Crime Wave Press. Julia Rendel asks Maier to investigate the twenty-five year old murder of her father, an East German cultural attaché who was killed near a fabled CIA airbase in central Laos in […]

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A Nose for Trouble – a new Asia set thriller out with Crime Wave Press

Hans Kemp, my partner in crime at Crime Wave Press, Asia’s crime fiction imprint, has written his first novel, A Nose for Trouble, out this week. After responding to a richly scented plea for help Chicago PI Scanner Grant teams up with the charismatic Max Zwoelstra to travel to Hong Kong in search of Max’s […]

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The The Cambodian Book of the Dead reviewed at A Writer’s Sidequest

I somehow overlooked this excellent review of The Cambodian Book of the Dead at A Writer’s Side Quest from back in August. “I was left astounded by The Cambodian Book of the Dead. It defied and often surpassed my expectations of the genre…” I am currently in the last stages of editing the second Detective […]

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The Cambodian Book of the Dead reviewed at Pulp Curry

I have been away from the Internet for some time, thankfully and several reviews have piled up in my absence including this analytical missive on The Cambodian Book of the Dead by crime writer Andrew Nette on his excellent site Pulp Curry. “The Cambodian Book of the Dead is a hardboiled crime story wrapped in […]

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