WHO THE HELL IS HARRY BLACK? by Jake Needham

A new Sam Tay novel is always an occasion to be celebrated, but regrettably I still haven’t learned the art of slowly reading and savouring these smashing books, racing through them excitedly instead. (Note to Mr. Needham – er, can you please, pretty please get cracking on Sam’s next adventure?) …

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 …

THE KING OF MACAU by JAKE NEEDHAM

I clearly am a very late learner. Having only recently discovered the wonderful detective novels of John Burdett, which are set in Bangkok, I have just this week made the acquaintance of yet another Asian based crime writer, Jake Needham. I was in Hong Kong a few days ago, and decided I …