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Slash and Burn: A Dr. Siri Mystery Set in Laos

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Dr. Siri might finally be allowed to retire (again). Although he loves his two morgue assistants, he's tired of being Laos's national coroner, a job he never wanted in the first place. Plus, he's pushing eighty, and wants to spend some time with his wife before his untimely death (which has been predicted by the local transvestite fortune teller).

But retirement is not in the cardsfor Dr. Siri after all. He's dragged into one last job for the Lao government: supervising an excavation for the remains of U.S. fighter pilot who went down in the remote northern Lao jungle ten years earlier.The presence of American soldiers in Laos is a hot-button issue for both the Americans and the Lao involved, and the search party includes high-level politicians and scientists. But one member of the party is found dead, setting off a chain of accidents Dr. Siri suspects are not completely accidental. Everyone is trapped in a cabin in the jungle, and the bodies are starting to pile up. Can Dr. Siri get to the bottom of the MIApilot's mysterious story before the fortune teller's prediction comes true?

"From the Hardcover edition."

About the Author

Colin Cotterill is the author of seven previous mysteries featuring septuagenarian Dr. Siri Paiboun, all available in paperback from Soho Crime. Colin has received a Dilys Award win and a Barry Award nomination. He and his wife live in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where he teaches at the university. He is the 2011 Bouchercon International Guest of Honor.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781616951177
Publisher:
Soho Press
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - General
Author:
Cotterill, Colin
Subject:
Fiction : Humorous
Publication Date:
December 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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