Stephen Shaiken, author
When American criminal defense lawyer Glenn Murray Cohen grabbed a bundle of illicit cash from a murdered client and started a new life in Thailand, he thought his troubles were over. For seven years he enjoyed a life of leisure as a rich expat, and then the CIA came calling, pressuring him into undertaking a dangerous mission for which was ill-prepared. Glenn is forced to confront the dark underside of Bangkok, with its intrigue, corruption and peril. Assisted by his friends from the mysterious MJA Club, Glenn must learn to adapt to this hostile and puzzling environment. The Bangkok setting creates a mood that is exotic and noir.