Category Archives: Crime fiction and film from Cambodia

Ghost Money just 99 cents for 24 hours on June 30

I am a little brain dead tonight as a result of having spent a wonderful weekend in Adelaide as a guest of the South Australian Writers Centre inaugural Crimefest. I’ll be writing about this event more a little later in … Continue reading

Ghost Money redux

Okay, it’s official. Ghost Money, my crime novel set in 1990s Cambodia, now has a second life via the folks at Hong Kong based publisher, Crime Wave Press. Ghost Money was originally published in the US in 2012, but, given the … Continue reading

My year in books: Tom Vater

I’m pleased to welcome Bangkok-based journalist and writer Tom Vater as the next contributor to the ‘my year in books’ series. Tom is the author of The Cambodian Book of the Dead, a great hard-boiled crime novel set in Cambodia, … Continue reading

Book review: The Cambodian Book of the Dead

I’ve been meaning to read Tom Vator’s debut novel, The Cambodian Book of the Dead for a while now. I’m glad I finally got around to doing the task, because it’s one hell of a ride. Amusing, horrifying, at times … Continue reading

Ghost Money makes long list for Ned Kelly crime writing awards

The long lists for the 2013 Ned Kelly awards for Australian crime writing have been released. My novel, Ghost Money, has made the long list for best First Fiction, along with a number of other excellent books. Ghost Money continues … Continue reading