THE FEAR ARTIST, by Timothy Hallinan
Chief among them is a fleshy, middle-aged American whose default appears to be violence. Living on the run in Bangkok isn't easy, not when you top six feet as Poke does. The only way out of his dilemma is to find out who the man is and what he's up to. With deadly consequences. Another tension-drenched thriller from a master, this one especially good. A 5, as is the whole series. If you're new to Poke Rafferty and his gritty world, read the tales in order, starting with Queen of Patpong.
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