Love Songs from a Shallow Grave: Dr. Siri Paiboun Series, Book 7
Three young Laotian women have died of fencing sword wounds. Each of them had studied abroad in an Eastern bloc country. Before he can complete his investigation, Dr. Siri is lured to Cambodia by an all-expenses-paid trip. Accused of spying for the Vietnamese, he is imprisoned, beaten, and threatened with death. The Khmer Rouge is relentless, and it is touch and go for the dauntless, seventy-four-year-old national—and only—coroner of Laos.
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The seventh Dr. Siri Paiboun mystery
When a Lao female security officer is discovered stabbed through the heart with a fencing sword, Dr. Siri, the reluctant national coroner for the People's Democratic Republic of Laos, is brought in to examine the body. Soon two other young women are found killed in the same unusual way. Siri learns that all three victims studied in Europe and that one of them was being pursued by a mysterious stalker. But before he can solve the case, he is whisked away to Cambodia on a diplomatic mission. Though on the surface the Khmer Rouge seem to be committed to the socialist cause, Siri soon learns the horrifying truth of the killing fields and finds himself thrown into prison. Can the seventy-four-year-old doctor escape with his life?
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|title_display||Love Songs from a Shallow Grave|
|title_full||Love Songs from a Shallow Grave Dr. Siri Paiboun Series, Book 7|
|title_short||Love Songs from a Shallow Grave|
|title_sub||Dr. Siri Paiboun Series, Book 7|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor (Fiction), Mystery|