Crossroads – Short Story

My latest short story is published with Close to the Bone. When Chuan stepped out of the shower, hearing his phone ring for the 10th time in the last hour, he knew they were serious. He knew they were after him. He knew they could get him any time. He had no defense, no weapons, […]

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Man who interviewed The Serpent in 2003 recalls how ‘consistently upbeat’ serial killer Charles Sobhraj spoke of his prison experience – or how the Daily Mail rewrites me & the Daily Telegraph

The Daily Mail Chloe Morgan has published a feature on Charles Sobhraj which essentially uses my recent Telegraph story I wrote about my encounter with the infamous serial killer, adds a bit more background and puts it out there as something new. A writer who interviewed serial killer Charles Sobhraj while he was behind bars […]

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My chilling encounter with serial killer Charles Sobhraj in The Daily Telegraph

In December 2003, Central Jail in the Nepali capital Kathmandu was everything one might expect from a prison in a developing country. Its high walls, interspersed by watchtowers topped with barbed wire, were patrolled by armed guards. The visitor’s room was a cold, dirty, rectangular cell, divided by a chest-high wall topped with a wire […]

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Ko Pha Ngan: Thailand’s tropical refuge, then and now – My long read at Travelfish

My latest reportage is a long read on the island of Koh Phangan in Thailand, with eye witness accounts going back to the 1940s. I arrived on Koh Phangan on March 17th 2020 to update a German language guidebook on the Gulf islands. A few days after my arrival, the update was canceled, thanks to […]

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Interviewed on Bangkok crime fiction at Strange TV

JD Strange aka Bangkok based writer and film producer James Newman interviewed me on Bangkok crime fiction for Strange TV. This is a segment from a longer documentary on Bangkok fiction, currently in production. Thanks, James! Watch the interview here. All my crime fiction titles are currently published by Crime Wave Press.

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