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For a limited time only, Amazon will be selling the Kindle ebook of Escape by David McMillan for 99p! One of Monsoon’s bestsellers, the book is the notorious tale of the author’s escape from Klong Prem prison in Thailand. Buy the book here. On publication, the book caused a stir throughout the world’s media and …Read More about Catch “Escape” by David McMillan for 99p!
In March we released the last in the trilogy of titles from Ann Bennett’s thrilling series, Bamboo Road. To celebrate Monsoon Books held a launch event at the wonderful Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street, London, where Ann’s friends and family joined us to celebrate. Publisher Phil Tatham shared with us how on reading the …Read More about Bamboo Road blog tour – what a week!
Monsoon were delighted when Asian Review of Books recently reviewed the new release, Cigarette Girl. Reviewed by Rosie Milne, the book was described as thus: “Cigarette Girl provides fascinating glimpses of contemporary Indonesian social attitudes, and of Indonesian folklore and folk beliefs and provides a sustained, and brave, exploration of recent Indonesian politics and history.” To …Read More about Cigarette Girl…Indonesia in translation
This week sees the release of the final instalment of the Detective Hawksworth trilogy, Singapore Red. Monsoon publisher Phillip Tatham was instantly intrigued when he first came across the manuscript. As he says, “As a longtime resident of Singapore, I have always been interested in the history of the island and as a publisher I …Read More about Author of the Week: William L. Gibson
Newsflash: LocalBooks.sg, Singapore’s online bookstore, is offering 30% off all the Christmas Reads below! And, for domestic Singapore orders, the store is offering FREE shipping & FREE gift wrapping. Wow, Christmas has come early! Head over to LocalBooks.sg now … The books are also available from other leading bookstores worldwide. Top 10 Christmas Fiction Reads All visitors to …Read More about Christmas Reads
Monsoon Books proudly launched Singapore Love Stories at the Singapore Writers Festival on Saturday. We were delighted to see so many of the book’s contributors attend the launch and answer questions from the audience. The book has already generated brilliant reviews from Asian Review of Books, the South China Morning Post and The Finder. If …Read More about Singapore Love Stories – an exciting new release!
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Monsoon is delighted to see that its donation of copies of Monkey Magic (Vols. 1-3) by Grant S. Clark has been put to good use in Nigeria. Books went to schools in Mariga, Rafi and Mokwa as well as in Minna, the capital of Niger State. The books were donated via VSO, who said: “It …Read More about Monkey Magic in Nigerian schools
Monsoon recently listed a free book giveaway for Shaman of Bali on Goodreads (are you on there yet – it’s great!) and we were delighted by the response! The book is picking up a lot of interest and we are delighted with our readers’ responses. With this in mind, the author, John, has created this …Read More about Meet the Author – John Greet, author of Shaman of Bali