INSPECTOR SINGH INVESTIGATES: A FRIGHTFULLY ENGLISH EXECUTION by SHAMINI FLINT

Watch out, Inspector Singh. Your redoubtable wife, Mrs. Singh, might just be muscling in on your territory, and in the process proving to be quite the scene-stealer. I have read all the Inspector Singh books, loved them all, and reviewed most of them here in this blog. Indeed in a …

BANGKOK DAYS by LAWRENCE OSBORNE

Reading “Bangkok Days” whilst on holiday in Bangkok was a wonderful, border-line surreal experience, since it made me simultaneously embarrassed at how little I know the city, whilst also inspiring me to try and follow in Mr. Osborne’s steps. Not with the drinking nor the dentistry (the original reason the …

AND BROTHER IT’S STARTING TO RAIN by JAKE NEEDHAM

I am a card carrying Jake Needham fan, and of all his wonderful cast of characters, I think Samuel Tay is possibly my favourite. I love Mr.Tay’s outspoken, curmudgeonly take on his home country Singapore, but it was precisely this very fact that slightly marred my enjoyment of the latest …

Inspector Singh Investigates: A deadly Cambodian crime spree by Shamini Flint

I am an unabashed fan of the Inspector Singh series, so please don’t misunderstand me when I say that “A deadly Cambodian crime spree” is possibly the best book in the series thus far. The previous three books are all brilliant reads, don’t get me wrong.  Good, funny, insightful, all-round …

Inspector Singh investigates : The Singapore School of Villainy by Shamini Flint

Yup, guilty as charged I am indeed becoming a bit of an Inspector Singh junkie, having just polished off the third in the series in the space of a week. And books 4-6 are downloaded and ready to go. In the third book in the series, Inspector Singh is on …