When a bomb goes off in Scheherazade's, a posh department store in Baghdad, leaving nearly 200 people dead or wounded, the authorities and the police think that it is just another routine case of... More > it's type and appoint Captain Ali Allawi of the National Police to head the investigation.
He has no clues to go on and no organisation claims responsibility, but one sharp-eyed member of his team notices something on the CCTV surveillance footage that is unusual - baffling even.
Then they notice other discrepancies that lead Captain Allawi to suspect that they are facing a new, unimaginable type of threat.
However, none of these clues make sense.
He seeks help from Interpol, but they do not seem to have any other cases with data matching his, so he puts up a flag on the Interpol computer that he wants to be informed of any bombings with criteria matching those of his.
Soon, five more cases are reported around the world and six police forces join to hunt for those responsible for the atrocities.< Less
Heng Lee is a goatherd in the remote mountains north-east of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand, very close to the border with Laos. It is a tight-knit community where everyone knows one another.
Heng... More > gets sick all of a sudden, but not too sick to take the goats out, until one day he has to go to see the local shaman, because he has started fainting.
There are no medical doctors in the vicinity and the Shaman has been good enough for most people for centuries.
The Shaman takes some specimens and comes to the conclusion that Heng’s kidneys have stopped functioning and so has little time left to live.
The battle is on to save Heng’s life, but there are other forces at work too.
What will become of Heng, his family and the rest of the community, if he takes the Shaman’s advice?< Less
Lily had always liked to please adults. She sought attention and adulation, as all children do, but one man, her 'uncle', a friend of the family, wanted too much from Lily even when she was just... More > eleven years old.
It took her two years to figure out how to stop him and that only came about because of a chance occurrence in the playground at school.
When that ordeal was over, so was Lily's childhood at the tender age of thirteen, but she was able to use the compensation she received to go to university in Bangkok.
It was to change her life again and within a year, it had changed the lives of many people and shocked Bangkok society.
You will empathises with Lily and maybe even her parents, but you may not agree with her methods of gaining revenge on the people who hurt her - mankind!< Less
A serial killer is on the loose in Bangkok creating havoc and fear among men in all strata of society. The press has called the serial killer the most frightening since the cannibal Si Ouey Sae Urng... More > of the 1950's and dubbed him or her 'Tiger Lily of Bangkok' because a Tiger Lily is left at the scene of every murder.< Less