An old FBI friend flies to Thailand and assists Sonchai and his assistant, a katooey, in his investigation. Intent in part on his future sex-change operation, the beautiful katooey has connections in areas germane to the murder. Murder-by-elephant appears, as do nocturnal seductions by the deceased. Somehow, Burdett keeps the stakes rising. I love the entire multi-layered scene. It's a 5. Read them in order, starting with Bangkok 8.
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