By Harlan Wolff
Thailand is terrified. A sadistic serial killer has been abducting younger innocents for his ritual horror and the specialists are clueless. Carl Engel is an enigma. The blunt Londoner has cast a thirty-year profession as a personal investigator amid the chaos of Thailand's political historical past. being affected by advancing years and a reducing workload he's approached by way of an aged American with a profitable lacking individuals case. The case descends into the sordid global of the elusive serial killer and a menacing net of political intrigue courting again to the Vietnam conflict. Carl needs to use his guile and adventure to stick alive, locate the killer and negotiate the damaging army pursuits that lurk backstage. in response to a true individual Carl Engel lives in an international hardly obvious by way of outsiders and hauls the reader on a pulsating journey to the explosive end.
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Bangkok Rules by Harlan Wolff