John Greenwood has just returned from a two-week visit to Singapore, where he promoted Forbidden Hill and Chasing the Dragon, the first and second volume of his Singapore Saga series. John and Leslie Lim attended the VIP preview of ‘From Singapore to Singaporean, the Bicentennial Experience’ on Fort Canning Hill (or Forbidden Hill as he …Read More about Author John D Greenwood’s Chasing the Dragon Book Tour!
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This January, author of our new series, Singapore Saga, John D.Greenwood visited Singapore for an author tour to celebrate the publication of the first novel in the series, Forbidden Hill. The tour included events as The American Club, the British Association, the University of Singapore and Littered with Books. He was also interviewed by Olivia …Read More about Author John D.Greenwood’s Forbidden Hill triumphs in Singapore!
Monsoon are partnering with GoodReads to offer readers in the UK the chance to win one of 10 copies of our new book, Forbidden Hill (Singapore Saga, Vol.1.) by John D.Greenwood. The book can be described as a sweeping saga of historical fiction that spans the first 30 years of Singapore. ‘Brimming with memorable characters, this …Read More about Forbidden Hill is our new GoodReads giveaway
Last week we were thrilled to run a book bloggers tour concerning The Red Thread by Dawn Farnham. The tour consists of several blogs running reviews or pieces by the author on their respected blogs. It is a great way to showcase a book and the author. We loved the pieces that were posted including …Read More about The Red Thread book 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
This week we have mentioned that The Red Thread, the first instalment in Dawn Farnham’s The Straits Quartet is available for free from iBooks. After hearing from Monsoon’s publisher, we thought we would ask the author a few questions as well! Can you describe The Straits Quartet to your new readers? This is the story …Read More about Author of the week: Dawn Farnham
William L. Gibson, author of Singapore Black and the recently released Singapore Yellow, discusses prescription pills, cheap white wine, old film noir movies and other reasons for writing his trilogy of 19th-century detective novels set in Singapore and Malaya. Click here for “500 words from William L. Gibson” in Asian Books Blog.