Singapore Black (Detective Hawksworth Trilogy Book 1)


Singapore/Malaya, 1892: When a dead American is found floating in Rochor Canal, Chief Detective Inspector David Hawksworth begins an investigation that quickly leads into a labyrinth of deceit and violence in the polyglot steamcooker of turnofthecentury Singapore. As Chinese gangs verge on open turf war and powerful commercial enterprises vie for control of the economy, a stolen statue that houses an ancient Hindu goddess becomes the object of a pursuit with a mounting body count, and its seems that everyone is suffering from maniacal erotic nightmares. Will Hawksworth be able to restore order before the colony is tipped into a bloodbath? Explore the dark underbelly of nineteenthcentury Singapore’s Chinatown and colonial district in this hardboiled historical thriller trilogy, comprising Singapore Black, Singapore Yellow and Singapore Red.