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Enigma of China

Inspector Chen #8

by Qiu Xiaolong

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is in an unusual situation—a poet by training and inclination, he was assigned by the party to the Police Department after he graduated college, where...


Malice

Kyoichiro Kaga #4

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith

“This smart and original mystery is a true page-turner… will baffle, surprise, and draw out suspicion until the final few pages. With each book, Higashino continues to elevate the modern mystery as an intense...


A Curious Indian Cadaver

Inspector Singh Investigates #5

by Shamini Flint

Inspector Singh is sick of sick leave, so when Mrs Singh suggests they attend a family wedding in Mumbai, he grudgingly agrees - hoping that the spicy Indian curries will make up for extended exposure to his...


A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree

Inspector Singh Investigates #4

by Shamini Flint

Inspector Singh is in Cambodia - wishing he wasn't. He's been sent as an observer to the international war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, the latest effort by his superiors to ensure that he is anywhere except...


A Calamitous Chinese Killing

Inspector Singh Investigates #6

by Shamini Flint

Inspector Singh is on a mission to China, against his better judgment. The son of a bigwig at the Singapore Embassy has been bludgeoned to death in a back alley in Beijing. The Chinese security insist that he...


Loyal Character Dancer

Inspector Chen #2

by Qiu Xiaolong

Inspector Chen’s mentor in the Shanghai Police Bureau has assigned him to escort U.S. Marshal Catherine Rohn. Her mission is to bring Wen, the wife of a witness in an important criminal trial, to the United...


When Red Is Black

Inspector Chen #3

by Qiu Xiaolong

Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is taking a vacation, in part because he is annoyed at his boss, Party Secretary Li, but also because he has been made an offer he can’t refuse by Gu, a triad-connected...


Death of a Red Heroine

Inspector Chen #1

by Qiu Xiaolong

Qiu Xiaolong's Anthony Award-winning debut introduces Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police.

A young “national model worker,” renowned for her adherence to the principles of the Communist Party, turns up...


The Singapore School of Villainy

Inspector Singh Investigates #3

by Shamini Flint

"Inspector Singh is Singapore's answer to Dirty Harry—in a turban."

—Tarquin Hall, author of The Case of the Missing Servant  

Homicide detective Inspector Singh has returned home to Singapore to rest his...


A Case of Two Cities

Inspector Chen #4

by Qiu Xiaolong

Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is summoned by an official of the party to take the lead in a corruption investigation - one where the principle figure and his family have long since fled...


Salvation of a Saint

Detective Galileo #5

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith

From the author of the internationally bestselling, award-winning The Devotion of Suspect X comes the latest novel featuring “Detective Galileo”

In 2011, The Devotion of Suspect X was a hit with critics...


A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul

Inspector Singh Investigates #2

by Shamini Flint

Welcome to Bali, where violence, intrigue, and infidelity are all part of a day’s work for Inspector Singh.  

Inspector Singh, everyone’s favorite portly and wheezing homicide detective, is still recovering...


Don't Cry, Tai Lake

Inspector Chen #7

by Qiu Xiaolong

“Dark, gorgeous…feels authentically Chinese and it works like a charm.” --Washington Post Book World on A Case of Two Cities

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is offered a bit...


The Devotion of Suspect X

Detective Galileo #3

by Keigo Higashino & Alexander O. Smith

This e-book now includes preview chapters from Higashino's newest mystery, SALVATION OF A SAINT. Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi....


The Mao Case

Inspector Chen #6

by Qiu Xiaolong

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is the head of the Special Case group and is often put in charge of those cases that are considered politically "sensitive" since, as a rising party...


Red Mandarin Dress

Inspector Chen #5

by Qiu Xiaolong

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is often put in charge of  politically sensitive cases. Having recently ruffled more than a few official feathers, when he is asked to look into...


Six Suspects

by Vikas Swarup

There’s a caste system--even in murder

 

From the author of the international bestseller Slumdog Millionaire comes a richly-textured tale of murder, corruption, and opportunity.

 

Seven years ago, Vivek “Vicky”...


A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder

Inspector Singh Investigates #1

by Shamini Flint

Meet Inspector Singh: a fat, slightly bumbling, but truly lovable detective sure to charm readers of The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency Inspector Singh is in a bad mood. He’s been sent from his home in Singapore...


Villain: A Novel

by Shuichi Yoshida & Philip Gabriel

A young insurance saleswoman is found strangled at Mitsuse Pass. Her family and friends are shocked and terrified. The pass—which tunnels through a mountainous region of southern Japan—has an eerie history:...


The murder case of Tok Imam Storpa Karde

by Siriworn Kaewkan

Who killed the old imam, and why? 

Your guess is as good as theirs.  

The novel every Thai, 

everyone concerned with 

the situation in Thailand’s deep South, 

should read. If only to ponder 

on the country's...