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John Burdett
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John Burdett is the author of A Personal History of Thirst, The Last Six Million Seconds, Bangkok 8, Bangkok Tattoo, Bangkok Haunts, The Godfather of Kathmandu and Vulture Peak. He divides his time between Thailand and France.
 
www.john-burdett.com

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August 4, 2015
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The Asset
A novel
Written by John Burdett


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 4, 2015
Price: $25.95

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The Asset
A novel
Written by John Burdett


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 4, 2015
Price: $12.99

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Bangkok 8
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (1)
Written by John Burdett


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2004
Price: $15.00

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... Read more >

Bangkok 8
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (1)
Written by John Burdett


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 3, 2003
Price: $11.99

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Bangkok Haunts
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (3)
Written by John Burdett


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $14.95

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Bangkok Haunts

Written by John Burdett


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Bangkok Tattoo
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (2)
Written by John Burdett


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 11, 2006
Price: $14.95

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Bangkok Tattoo
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (2)
Written by John Burdett


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $11.99

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The Godfather of Kathmandu
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (4)
Written by John Burdett


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Godfather of Kathmandu
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (4)
Written by John Burdett


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $14.95

John Burdett's famed Royal Thai detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep confronts the most shocking crime of his career and is put to the test both as a Buddhist and as a cop in this riveting tale.

Sonchai’s Jitpleecheep’s boss, Colonel Vikorn, has decided to make Sonchai his consigliere in a heroin smuggling operation. Vikorn’s... Read more >
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The Last Six Million Seconds

Written by John Burdett


Format: eBook, 386 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $11.99

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The Last Six Million Seconds

Written by John Burdett


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $15.00

It is April 1997, and all of Hong Kong is counting down to July 1, when Britain will hand over rule of the country to China. Public anxiety about the transfer of power is running high, but “Charlie” Chan Siu-kai’s biggest concern is a gruesome triple murder case, with no solid... Read more >
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Vulture Peak
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (5)
Written by John Burdett


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

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Vulture Peak

Written by John Burdett


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $25.95

Nobody knows Bangkok like Royal Thai Police Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep, and there is no one quite like Sonchai: a police officer who has kept his Buddhist soul intact—more or less—despite the fact that his job shoves him face-to-face with some of the most vile and outrageous crimes and criminals in Bangkok... Read more >
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Vulture Peak
A Royal Thai Detective Novel (5)
Written by John Burdett


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

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