A Freshwater Fisherman in Thailand
Part fishing guide (the first guide to fishing in Thailand ever published) and part quirky narrative set in Thailand, the Disneyland of freshwater fishing, where fish regularly exceed 80lb (35kg). The fishing tourism industry is booming in Thailand and this pioneering guide has already got angling journalists around the world nibbling Read More
A Woman of Bangkok
Set against a beautifully observed Thailand of the 1950s, this is the story of a young Englishman’s infatuation with a dance-hall hostess named Vilai, who all Bangkok knows as The White Leopard. No ordinary prostitute, Vilai is one of the most memorable in literature’s long line of brazen working girls. An unmitigated liar and brutally transparent about her desire for money Read More
Bangkok Bob and the Missing Mormon
Long-term Bangkok resident and former New Orleans cop Bob Turtledove has a knack for getting people out of difficult situations.
So when a young man from Utah goes missing in Bangkok, his parents are soon knocking on Bob’s door asking for help. But what starts out as a simple missing person case takes a deadly turn Read More
Bangkok Free Fall
Bangkok expatriate Gary Griswold, a millionaire American of Albany old money, goes missing and his ex-wife wants to know what’s happened to him … and his 38 million dollars. It seems religious dilettante Griswold and his money have disappeared deep into Thailand, where corruption has its own etiquette. Soon, Albany’s only gay private detective, Read More
Bangkok Hard Time
The surreal true story of how a Western teenager came of age in 1960s Bangkok, turned international drug smuggler and walked the prison yards of Thailand’s notorious “Bangkok Hilton”
It is 1967 Bangkok, the Summer of Love, and for teenager Jon Cole, son of a US Green Beret colonel serving in the Vietnam War, life as a young Westerner in the City of Angels is sweeter than mangoes on sticky rice with coconut milk … until he is introduced to the infamous House of Lek. Drawn to the underbelly of Bangkok, Read More
Best of Singapore Erotica
In this first-ever compendium of erotic writing from Singapore, we are presented with a selection of short stories, poetry and narrative nonfiction that is as hot and steamy as the city-state itself.
From the Indonesian maid to the Singaporean prostitute, the local schoolteacher to the American expatriate, the twenty-seven contributions Read More
Best of Southeast Asian Erotica
This is the follow-up volume to Monsoon’s bestselling Best of Singapore Erotica. This time around, there are 19 stories from well-known authors in Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines.
Traipsing through the pages of this steamy collection is a colourful cavalcade of adventurers, maids, masseurs, prostitutes, transsexuals, Read More
Confessions of a Bangkok Private Eye
‘Two-timing bargirls, suspicious spouses and lesbian lovers—it was all in a day’s work for Bangkok Private Eye Warren Olson.’
For more than a decade Olson walked the mean streets of the Big Mango. Fluent in Thai and Khmer, he was able to go where other Private Eyes feared to tread.
His clients Read More
Death in the Kingdom
British agent Daniel Swann fled Thailand after murdering the son of the Kingdom’s top underworld boss. Now he is back, ordered by his government to recover a small black box from the bottom of the Andaman Sea. Business as usual, he doesn’t ask questions. But as his friends are beheaded one by one and he is pursued by CIA agents, Swann realises Read More
Klong Prem prison, Thailand. The “Bangkok Hilton”, where 600 foreigners among the 12,000 inmates of this walled prison city also wait and rot. Among the tragic, ruthless and forgotten, one man resolves to do what no other has done: escape. This is the true story of drug smuggler David McMillan’s perilous break-out from Asia’s most notorious Read More
Escape The Past
‘Living Fast’ Redefined As Bangkok Hilton Escapee David Mcmillan Opens His Past As A Teenage Drug-Trafficker
In this gripping prequel to ‘Escape: The true story of the only Westerner ever to break out of Thailand’s Bangkok Hilton’, drug smuggler-turned-bestselling author David McMillan tells it from the beginning. Throwing away an expensive education as a teenager then a promising executive career, McMillan hits rock bottom only to shake off the dust Read More
Tropical = Paradise, right? Wrong! Travel writer Stu Lloyd simply wanted to enjoy seamless sunshine, frolic in azure waters with dusky maidens, and drink chilled beers in exotic climes—all at the publisher’s expense. Too much to ask? Apparently so … In this riotous romp through The Tropics, Stu often finds more Purgatory than Paradise, more Hell Read More
When New York chef Frank Visakay traded in the sweaty heat of the restaurant kitchen for the glorious tropical heat of Thailand, he thought he had found paradise. Not only was the lifestyle laid back, the food delicious and the beers chilled but he was even attracting the attention of beautiful Thai women.
Or so he thought. With Jasmine Fever, Read More
Nightmare in Bangkok
Andy Botts began his criminal activities as a young “car banger” in his native Hawaii before graduating to drug-dealing and trafficking. After a number of successful and highly lucrative drug runs to Asia (though not without some chillingly close calls), Botts was betrayed by a close associate. Arrested in Bangkok’s Don Muang International Airport Read More
Pairing Wine with Asian Food
Dining out on dim sum and looking for the perfect wine to accompany your meal? Wondering which bottle to uncork when serving up Thai? In Pairing Wine with Asian Food, enologist, wine judge, and wine writer Edwin Soon explores the most important theories of matching wine and Asian cuisine. Discover hundreds of inspired food and wine marriages from Cambodia, Read More
Often described as the best book ever written about the Bangkok bar scene, Private Dancer has been a huge hit around the world as a downloadable e-book. According to Leather, the e-book has been downloaded from the author’s website over 60,000 times in more than forty countries. “I have been getting dozens of emails a week asking for Read More
Red-light Nights, Bangkok Daze
Sexy, entertaining, and thoroughly informative, Red-light Nights, Bangkok Daze is a collection of reports that offers a glimpse into what is enticing, insightful, and possibly unknown about sex in Asia. It looks at the sex scenes and unseens in the ‘usual suspects’ of Thailand, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Japan as well as in less obvious countries such Read More
Lawson Banks is terminally ill with stage IV cancer and wants to spend the last days of his life enjoying Thai cuisine on a windy beach in Paradise. It’s the Big Escape so many dream of, but never have the courage to make. But how does he get the cash?
Viatication, also known as death Read More
When travellers Ben and Emma come to blows on the idyllic Thai island of Koh Samet, it’s not long before Ben falls for Fon, a flirtatious but enigmatic beach masseuse, and is forced to come to terms with the darker side of tourism in Thailand.
As Ben parties on Read More
Thai Private Eye
For more than a decade, the intrepid Warren Olson trawled the mean streets of Bangkok and the lesser-known corners of the Land of Smiles. His brief? To uncover unsavoury truths about Thai bargirl lovers, philandering spouses, insurance fraud and scam artists of various stripes. He was a private eye prying into nooks and crannies few dared to Read More
The Rain Tree
A tropical paradise. A freak storm. A dead body. Offi cer Arunchit recognises the victim—and fears it is no accident.
Set in Thailand and England, The Rain Tree brings together an unlikely set of complex characters, each the victim of a personal tragedy, Read More