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Posts tagged Vientiane

Literary Flits reviews The Man with the Golden Mind

Great review at Literary Flits of my second Detective Maier thriller, The Man with the Golden Mind, from a while back. Somehow this one escaped me altogether. I am again impressed with a Crime Wave Press offering, this one being a Cold War aftermath spy thriller set in a country about which I knew very […]

Tourism woes in Laos in The Nikkei Asian Review

VIENTIANE — It is Saturday afternoon in tourist high season, and Vientiane is very quiet. Most shops are closed for the weekend. A couple of Asian tour groups ascend the Patuxai, the Laotian capital’s answer to the Arc de Triomphe. On every floor, stalls are packed with five-year-old photocopies of the Lonely Planet guide to […]

The Man With The Golden Mind reviewed at Literary Fits

The Man with the Golden Mind gets a great review at Literary Fits. “I am again impressed with a Crime Wave Press offering, this one being a Cold War aftermath spy thriller set in a country about which I knew very little: Laos. Tom Vater sets up an intricate and complicated plot which I found […]

(English) The Most Secret Place on Earth nominated for 2010 World Mountain Documentary Festival of Qinghai, China.

Amerikas geheimer Krieg in Laos – Japan Premiere

Amerikas geheimer Krieg in Laos – Die größte Militäroperation der CIA (Drehbuch: Marc Eberle/Tom Vater) wird im Oktober beim UNHCR Refugee Film Festival gezeigt.

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