The Best Books on Laos

I’m a writer and journalist with an eye on South and Southeast Asia. I first visited beautiful, land-locked, and sleepy Laos in 2000, as the country reluctantly reemerged from post-revolutionary isolation. I researched and co-wrote The Most Secret Place on Earth, a feature documentary on how the CIA created a clandestine army to fight Laotian […]

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Crime Wave Press closes

With great sadness, Hans and Tom have decided to wind down Crime Wave Press after publishing 37 crime novels from around the world in the past 12 years. Several of our titles were published in foreign languages and as audio books, a few were optioned for movie rights. We’re proud to have shifted tens of […]

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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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