Curse of the Pogo Stick

by Colin Cotterill

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

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Colin Cotterill was the winner of the CWA Dagger in the Library 2009 - the prize awarded for an author's body of work.

 

Dr Siri is back this time finding himself kidnapped while on a road trip with the Justice department. Meanwhile his new nurse and fiancé are trying to figure out who is intent on killing off all the mortuary staff back at Laos national Morgue. More quirky story lines as well as a fascinating insight in to the very recent history of Indochina. This is a great series.

 

Dr Siri Paiboun series:
1. The Coroner's Lunch
2. Thirty-Three Teeth
3. Disco for the Departed
4. Anarchy and Old Dogs
5. Curse of the Pogo Stick

6. The Merry Misogynist

 

Curse of the Pogo Stick Synopsis

Following a rash but perhaps not unexpected moment of insolence, Dr. Siri is forced to go on a road trip with Judge Haeng and the Justice Department. On a deserted jungle trail they are ambushed and Siri is kidnapped by Hmong insurgents.

His only route to freedom is to exorcise the village of its demon - a task he has no idea how to accomplish. Newly pregnant Nurse Dtui and Dr. Siri's fiance, Madame Daeng, are left alone to track down an assassin intent on wiping out the mortuary staff.

If only their troubles ended there. Before the case is solved they'll face exploding corpses, undead muggers and geriatric gunslingers. Just another day at the office for the Laos National Morgue, then.

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ISBN: 9781849160117
Publication date: 05/11/2009
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781847248091
Publication date: 07/05/2009
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849160117
Publication date: 5th November 2009
Author: Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Colin Cotterill

Colin Cotterill was born in London and trained as a teacher and set off on a world tour that didn't ever come to an end. He worked as a Physical Education instructor in Israel, a primary school teacher in Australia, a counselor for educationally handicapped adults in the US, and a university lecturer in Japan. But the greater part of his latter years has been spent in Southeast Asia. Colin has taught and trained teachers in Thailand and on the Burmese border. He spent several years in Laos, initially with UNESCO and wrote and produced a forty-programme language teaching series; ...

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