Category: detective

‘The Girl in the Window’ by Jake Needham

My Review (5 stars out of 5) Terrorist Abu Suparman leads the fighting for ISIS in Southeast Asia and is likely responsible for recent bombings in Singapore. When police are alerted that Suparman intends meeting his sister in Singapore before she undergoes cancer surgery, Inspector Samuel Tay is instructed to find him. But Tay’s task…

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‘Black Dahlia Avenger’ by Steve Hodel

My Review (5 stars out of 5) The murder of Elizabeth Short (known as the Black Dahlia) has remained unsolved for more than fifty years. Now, former LAPD detective Steve Hodel believes he has uncovered the killer. Following a death in his family, Hodel found documents that set him off on a murder hunt, unearthing…

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‘The Dead American’ by Jake Needham

My Review (5 stars out of 5) When an American software engineer is found hanged in his Singapore apartment, the police quickly log it as a suicide and close the case. However, journalist Emma Lazar thinks otherwise and calls on Inspector Sam Tay for help, believing the police are covering up something more sinister. Trouble…

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