Short story ‘Bag Time at the Blue Parrot’ in new anthology ‘Face Masks and Hand Gels: A Year of Living Covidly’

My short story Bag Times at the Blue Parrot is soon to be published in a new anthology published by Howl in Cambodia. Face Masks and Hand Gels: A Year of Living Covidly is the first book by the literary organization. Howl’s founder, Wayne McCallum says, “The book features poems and prose from the Lockdown […]

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The Cambodian Book of the Dead reviewed at The Book Delight

The first Detective Maier novel, The Cambodian Book of the Dead, published by Crime Wave Press, has received another great review, from The Book Delight. Thanks a million. The Characters: The novel is filled with a cast of characters that leap from the pages. Maier, the main character is well drawn, believable, and earns the reader’s sympathy […]

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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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Interviewed on Travel Safety in Cambodia in The Daily Telegraph

My thoughts on travel safety in Cambodia in his Telegraph piece. Behind the paywall, unfortunately. Tom Vater, one of Telegraph’s south-east Asian experts who travels frequently in Cambodia, says the recent boom in investment in Sihanoukville from China has led to the arrival of violent gangs and a rising crime rate. “Since 2018, the Cambodian […]

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