Angkor Away

Angkor Away

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Paul is a graphic designer with a history that has included organising events on the London rave scene and supplying recreational drugs across the capital. Disillusioned by the way the scene has been taken over by organised crime, he turns his back on it and, after a few years working for a prestigious design company, he leaves the UK to travel the world, picking up the odd bit of legal and illegal work on the way. After meeting some gifted Thai chemists, Paul sets up a lab in Northern Thailand producing high-quality LSD. When his new business comes to the attention of the local crime lord/army general he has to leave Thailand quickly and relocates to Cambodia where his friend has a bar. There he meets Aya and falls in love. But through Aye he meets her brother Chamreun, a former air force colonel who is now involved in the Cambodian drugs trade and who knows far more about Paul's life than he should. It's not long till Paul is pulled back into the world of drug trafficking against his wishes and is involved with the biggest drugs cartel in the region. But when things turn sour, Paul finds himself in a frantic hunt across South East Asia as they look for answers. But when they find them in a bloody climax, the answers are not at all what Paul had expected.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514300362
  • 9781514300367

About Steven W Palmer

Steven W. Palmer, is a Scottish expat based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. With a varied career that has included working as a social worker, drugs counsellor, DJ & promoter, writer and currently as a sales and marketing manager, Iain has garnered much life experience that is reflected in his writing. He has self-published three previous works before through Kindle and CreateSpace: a novella, a novel and a short story. The novella, for some reason, managed to sit atop the Kindle music charts for 3 weeks. Until recently he was writing articles and restaurant reviews for the largest English language magazine in Phnon Penh, a sideline that allows him to combine writing and eating; two of his greatest loves. He has now been asked to come on board the forthcoming replacement to this magazine. He is currently working on the second of his 'Moral Assassin' series of short stories as well as the second instalment of Chamreun's adventures in Cambodia; a hard hitting tale of corruption and child trafficking which should be out at the start of 2016.show more

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