Crime genre books (4)


Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka EN

Rating: 4.1     8 Votes
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
A dark, satirical thriller by the bestselling Japanese author, following the perilous train ride of five highly motivated assassins--soon to be a major film from Sony Nanao, nicknamed Lady Bird--the self-proclaimed "unluckiest assassin in the world"--boards a bullet train from Tokyo to Morioka with one simple task: grab a suitcase and get off at the next stop. Unbeknownst to him, the deadly duo Tangerine and Lemon are also after the very same suitcase--and they are not the only dangerous passengers onboard. Satoshi, "the Prince," with the looks of an innocent schoolboy and the mind of a viciou... continue
Recommended: 31 Mar 2023


My Sweet Girl by Amanda Jayatissa EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Sri Lanka flag Sri Lanka
'My Sweet Girl is like nothing else I've read. Set in San Francisco and Sri Lanka, this is a story about friendship, lies, and guilt. A stunning and original must-read' Samantha Downing, Sunday Times bestselling author of My Lovely Wife A girl in a new country. A dark secret left behind. A dead body which might tell all. Ever since she was adopted from an orphanage in Sri Lanka, Paloma has led a privileged Californian life: the best schools, a generous allowance and parents so perfect that Paloma fears she'll never live up to them. Now at thirty, Paloma has managed to disappoint her parents so... continue
Recommended: 26 Oct 2022


The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotterill EN

Rating: 4     39 Votes
Country: Asia / Laos flag Laos
In humor and insight, a match for Precious Ramotswe.
Tags: Set in LAOS
Recommended: 10 Jan 2023


Tokyo Express by Seichō Matsumoto EN

0 Ratings
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
Genre Crime
Tags: Set in JAPAN
Recommended: 23 Feb 2023

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