Review: A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul

baliconspiracyTitle: A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul (Inspector Singh Investigates #2)
Author: Shamini Flint
Release Date: 1 January 2010
Genre: Detective
Page count: 292 pages
Publisher: Piatkus
ISBN: 9780749929763
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5star

This novel hits quite close to home as it was only in 2002 and again in 2005 when Bali was bombed. Shamini Flint definitely doesn’t shy away from unpleasant and what some would consider taboo topics. The fat man is back and this time he is hunting an opportunistic murderer. A bomb is detonated in Bali and when police recover the bodies, they discover one of the skull fragments has a bullet hole in it. Continue reading

Review: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder by Shamini Flint

mostpeculiarmalaysianTitle: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder (Inspector Singh Investigates #1)
Author: Shamini Flint
Release Date: July 2009
Genre: Detective
Page count: 359 pages
Publisher: Piatkus
ISBN: 9780749929756
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5star

A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder features an unlikely hero, Inspector Singh. He has been seconded from Singapore to Malaysia to help solve the murder of Alan Lee, the ex-husband of famous Singaporean model, Chelsea Liew. Alan was shot at point blank range and Chelsea has the best motive as he was trying to take her children away from her. Although Singh thinks she is innocent, he blocked by the Malaysian police who are equally convinced of her guilt. Continue reading