The Queen of Patpong (Poke Rafferty, Book 4)

The Queen of Patpong (Poke Rafferty, Book 4)

Timothy Hallinan

For American commute author Poke Rafferty, existence eventually turns out to carry a few semblance of balance. He and his longtime love, Rose, have passed through with their much-deferred bridal ceremony, their followed daughter, Miaow, a former highway baby, has turn into a loving--if occasionally difficult--part of the family members, and the 3 of them dwell in relative convenience due to Rose's home tasks enterprise and Rafferty's writing.

Then a nightmare determine from Rose's time as a Patpong dancer barges into their international, shattering the peace they've labored so demanding to acquire. His visual appeal threatens every thing they cherish: their love, their domestic . . . their very lives. As a foreigner who's obvious many of the worst Bangkok has to supply and survived confrontations with Thailand's strongest and unsafe components, Rafferty feels equivalent to lots of the demanding situations Bangkok can throw at him. yet now his in simple terms wish is to find the entire fact of Rose's past--a trip down the darkish and twisting street that grew to become a shy, awkward village youngster into the queen of Asia's so much lurid red-light road: Patpong street. And simply while Rafferty concept existence used to be taking a look stable, fact comes crashing in as he learns that the secrets and techniques from Rose's former lifestyles are nearly most unlikely to accept--and even more durable to survive.

The Queen of Patpong is a terrifying, heart-breaking, electrifying tale of peril, love, and, eventually, redemption in modern day Thailand--and the main bold, affecting novel but from mystery grasp Timothy Hallinan.

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