Publisher: Vintage Books
A thriller with attitude to spare, Bangkok 8 is a sexy, razor-edged, often darkly hilarious novel set in one of the world' s most exotic cities.Witnessed by a throng of gaping spectators, a charismatic Marine sergeant is murdered under a Bangkok bridge inside a bolted-shut Mercedes Benz. Among the witnesses are the only two cops in the city not on the take, but within moments one is murdered and his partner, Sonchai Jitpleecheep— a devout Buddhist and the son of a Thai bar girl and a long-gone Vietnam War G.I.— is hell-bent on wreaking revenge. On a vigilante mission to capture his partner' s murderer, Sonchai is begrudgingly paired with a beautiful FBI agent named Jones and captures her heart in the process. In a city fueled by illicit drugs and infinite corruption, prostitution and priceless art, Sonchai' s quest for vengeance takes him into a world much more sinister than he could have ever imagined.
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