➸ Death in the Rainy Season Author Anna Jaquiery – Girlnailart.us

Death in the Rainy Season Phnom Penh, Cambodia The Rainy Season When A French Man, Hugo Quercy, Is Found Brutally Murdered, Commandant Serge Morel Finds His Holiday Drawn To An Abrupt Halt Quercy Dynamic, Well Connected Was The Magnetic Head Of A Humanitarian Organisation Which Looked After The Area S Neglected Youth.Opening His Investigation, The Parisian Detective Soon Finds Himself Buried In One Of His Most Challenging Cases Yet Morel Must Navigate This Complex And Politically Sensitive Crime In A Country With Few Forensic Resources, And Armed With Little Than A Series Of Perplexing Questions What Was Quercy Doing In A Hotel Room Under A False Name What Is The Significance Of His Recent Investigations Into Land Grabs In The Area And Who Could Have Broken Into His Home The Night Of The Murder Becoming Increasingly Drawn Into Quercy S Circle Of Family And Friends His Adoring Widow, His Devoted Friends And Bereft Colleagues Commandant Morel Will Soon Discover That In This Lush Land Of Great Beauty And Immense Darkness, Nothing Is Quite As It Seems.A Deeply Atmospheric Crime Novel That Bristles With Truth And Deception, Secrets And Lies Death In The Rainy Season Is A Compelling Mystery That Unravels An Exquisitely Wrought Human Tragedy.

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<Reading> ➸ Death in the Rainy Season  Author Anna Jaquiery – Girlnailart.us
  • Hardcover
  • 344 pages
  • Death in the Rainy Season
  • Anna Jaquiery
  • English
  • 11 February 2018
  • 1447244451

10 thoughts on “Death in the Rainy Season

  1. says:

    Always a tense time to be reviewing a second book from an author whose debut you absolutely loved Anna Jaquiery s haunting debut The Lying Down Room was a joy to read and review, so much so that it was second in my Top Read of 2014, and is one of the books that I most consistently recommend in my day job as a bookseller, when people are looking for a new slice of Euro crime.Death In The Rainy Season is the next book to feature Jaquiery s charismatic and thoughtful French detective Commandant Se Always a tense time to be reviewing a second book from an author whose debut you absolutely l...

  2. says:

    So The Lying Down Room was one of my favourite debuts of its year, so I was very excited to revisit Serge Morel in the second book in the series it was absolutely worth the wait, another beautifully written crime novel with a decidedly intriguing main protagonist at the heart of it all.Here we find Morel on holiday in Cambodia, hoping to reconnect with family, but the brutal murder of a French man finds him thrown into the centre of another mystery Dealing with the rather eclectic ways of t So The Lying Down Room was one of my favourite debuts of its year, so I was very excited to revisit Serge Morel in the second book in the series it was absolutely worth the wait, another beautifully written crime novel with a decidedly intriguing main protagonist at the heart of it all.Here we find Morel on holiday in Cambodia, hoping to reconnect with family, but the brutal murder of a French man finds him thrown into the centre of another mystery Dealing with the rather eclectic ways of the Cambodian police, local politics and French politices with a distinct lack of resources, this will be a huge challenge.There are a lot of things to love about this story not the least of which is the absolutely evocative sense of place Anna Jaquiery brings to her stories As a snapshot of real life in Cambodia, it is done with a practical eye and a real sense of authenticity that puts you right there with Serge as we see it through his eyes and that of others There ...

  3. says:

    The Lying Down Room was one of my favourite books of 2014 so I was really pleased when I received the follow up book to review Serge Morel is on holiday in Cambodia when a fellow countryman is found murdered in a hotel room He is told to cut his holiday short and solve the murder as quickly as possible, with the victim being related to his employer He struggles, policing methods are very different in Cambodia than in Paris and he feels that he isn t being...

  4. says:

    One of my most eagerly anticipated reads this year Phnom Penh, Cambodia the rainy season When a French man, Hugo Quercy, is found brutally murdered, Commandant Serge Morel finds his holiday drawn to an abrupt haltOpening his investigation, the Parisian detective soon finds himself buried in one of his most challenging cases yetA deeply atmospheric crime novel that bristles with truth and deception, secrets and lies Death in the Rainy Season is a compelling mystery that unravels an exqu One of my most eagerly anticipated reads this year Phn...

  5. says:

    For the booktrail of the literary locations in the book link Booktrail of Death in the Rainy SeasonMaybe the setting of Phnom Penh and the rain and the humidity was the reason we wanted to read this, but the crime story and mystery soon took over and threw us into the dark murky waters and alleyways and underbelly of the country It is monsoon season the rainy season of the t...

  6. says:

    Crime mystery set in Phnom PenhAll through September, the rains cause havoc along the Mekong River and the Tonle Sap Lake, ruining rice crops and destroying houses It is the end of September 2011 and the monsoons are in full swing, the rain blasts across the country, the deluges are regular and insistent Commandant Serge Morel is taking a well earned break up in Siem Reap where he is enjoying the wonders of Ta Prohm Meanwhile, down in Phnom Penh a French national is found brutally murdered, Crime mystery set in Phnom PenhAll through September, the rains cause havoc along the Mekong River and the Tonle Sap Lake, ruining rice crops and destroying houses It is the end of September 2011 and the monsoons are in full swing, the rain blasts across the country, the deluges are regular and insistent Commandant Serge Morel is taking a well ear...

  7. says:

    Death in the Rainy Season is the second novel in the Commandant Serge Morel series but true to form I haven t yet read the first book, The Lying Down room It s always a concern when reading subsequent books in a series without having read the first, do I need prior knowledge of the characters for this book to make sense Thankfully in the case of Death in the Rainy Season the answer is no and while I intend to read the first book now I felt this one can be read and enjoyed as a standalone book Death in the Rainy Season is the second novel in the Commandant Serge Morel series but true to form I haven t yet read the first book, The Lying Down room It s always a concern when reading subsequent books in a series without having read the first, do I need prior knowledge of the characters for this book to make sense Thankfully in the case of Death in the Rainy Season the answer is no and while I intend to read the first book now I felt this one can be read and enjoyed as a standalone book as well as part of a series.Set in Cambodia, the story begins with a break in and we almost immediately learn there has been a murder, the house breaker knew the victim but at this point we don t know if he was responsible for his death We soon find out the victim was Hugo Quercy, a Frenchman working for a NGO, Kids at Risk Crucially he was the nephew of the French Interior Minister who is concerned there may be a political scandal and so Commandant Morel, currentl...

  8. says:

    This is Anna Jaquiery s second novel featuring Serge Morel and it was my introduction to a new author And I thought it was beautiful, different and oddly familiar.I adore a crime novel, that takes me out of my comfort zone Jaquiery expertly sets Death in the Rainy Season in Cambodia and the ex pat community If you have ever been there or to countries near by like Thailand, you will instantly recognise the way it is described From the first page, there is a strong welcoming sense of Asia, w This is Anna Jaquiery s second novel featuring Serge Morel and it was my introduction to a new author And I thought it was beautiful, different and oddly familiar.I adore a crime novel, that takes me out of my comfort zone Jaquiery expertly sets Death in the Rainy Season in Cambodia and the ex pat community If you have ever been there or to countries near by like Thailand, you will instantly recognise the way it is described From the first page, there is a strong welcoming sense of Asia, with the humidity and rain I absolutely appreciated that.I loved the sense of history, as we get to know a little about Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge I was fascinated by this and ended up researching online.There is a murder of a French ma...

  9. says:

    What an outstanding book After reading her first novel The Lying Down Room, I was looking forward so much forThis book delivered in many levels The atmosphere, the descriptive writing and the plot was outstanding Not just a great crime book, this also delves in...

  10. says:

    I can t praise this novel enough Everything about it is finely done, from the intriguing and complex main character to the steamy, atmospheric backdrop of Cambodia as well as the satisfying mystery itself Outstanding.

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