MysteryPeople Presents MARTIN LIMON & TIMOTHY HALLINAN

 

SUNDAY JULY 15 AT 4PM

MysteryPeople Presents
MARTIN LIMON &
TIMOTHY HALLINAN


Martin Limon
Timothy Hallinan

 


Martin Limon will speak about and sign The Joy Brigade.
Seoul, early 1970s: US Army Sergeant George Sueño is on a mission of extreme importance to the South Korean government, as well as the US Army. Kim Il-Sung has vowed to reunite North and South Korea into one country before he hands control of the government over to his son, which means North Korea is planning to cross the DMZ and overpower the American-allied South Korean government. Sueño's mission is to prevent this by sneaking into North Korea and obtaining an ancient map detailing the network of secret tunnels that run underneath the DMZ. To do so, he will have to go undercover and infiltrate the North Korean Communist inner sanctum.
 
Aware of the often dubious nature of the US Military's tactics, Sueño is skeptical about his assignment. But he has other things on his mind. The keeper of the map is Doc Yong, a former lover of Sueño's who was forced to flee South Korea the year before—and she has a son. Before they can be happily reunited, the plan falls to pieces, and Sueño is captured. Can he rely on the enigmatic Hero Kang, his sole contact in the hostile country? Will the lovely Rhee Mi-Sook, the leader of the North Korean secret police, be too much to handle? And who are the mysterious group of women known as the Joy Brigade?

Martin Limón retired from military service after twenty years in the US Army, including ten years in Korea. He is the author of eight books in the Sergeant George Sueño series: Jade Lady Burning, Slicky Boys, Buddha's Money, The Door to Bitterness, The Wandering Ghost, GI Bones, Mr. Kill and The Joy Brigade. He lives near Seattle.


Timothy Hallinan will speak about & sign The Fear Artist.

An accidental collision on a Bangkok sidewalk goes very wrong when the man who ran into Rafferty dies in his arms, but not before saying three words: Helen Eckersley. Cheyenne. Seconds later, the police arrive, denying that the man was shot. That night, Rafferty is interrogated by Thai secret agents who demand to know what the dead man said, but Rafferty can't remember. When he's finally released, Rafferty arrives home to find that his apartment has been ransacked. In the days that follow, he realizes he's under surveillance. The second time men in uniform show up at his door, he manages to escape the building and begins a new life as a fugitive.

Timothy Hallinan is the Edgar- and Macavity-nominated author of thirteen widely praised books—twelve novels and a work of nonfiction—including the Poke Rafferty Bangkok thrillers A Nail Through the Heart, The Fourth Watcher, Breathing Water, and The Queen of Patpong. In 2010, Hallinan conceived and edited an ebook of original short stories by twenty mystery writers, Shaken: Stories for Japan, with 100% of the proceeds going to Japanese disaster relief.


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Martin Limón, Timothy Hallinan, and your local independent bookstore! 

Event date: 
Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 4:00pm
Event address: 
603 N Lamar Blvd
78703-5413 Austin
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The Joy Brigade Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616951481
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Soho Crime - July 10th, 2012

The Fear Artist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616951122
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Published: Soho Crime - July 17th, 2012

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