A fiendishly clever mystery in which Dr. Siri and his friends investigate three interlocking murders-and the ungodly motives behind them
Colin Cotterill is the author of ten other books in the Dr. Siri Paiboun series- The Coroner's Lunch, Thirty-Three Teeth, Disco for the Departed, Anarchy and Old Dogs, Curse of the Pogo Stick, The Merry Misogynist, Love Songs from a Shallow Grave, Slash and Burn, The Woman Who Wouldn't Die, and Six and a Half Deadly Sins. His fiction has won a Dilys Award and a CWA Dagger in the Library. He lives in Chumphon, Thailand, with his wife and six deranged dogs.
Praise for I Shot the Buddha A BookPage Best Mystery of
--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review "Terrifically entertaining."
--Adam Woog, The Seattle Times "[Siri] is the most wonderfully human of heroes."
--The Christian Science Monitor "Filled with magic and quirkiness... A madcap and international caper."
--Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine "Cotterill's twisty mystery plot will entertain readers while his cast of eccentric characters charms."
--Shelf-Awareness "Highly unusual and immensely appealing."
--Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine "Stunning . . . This series offers unfailingly satisfying reading, especially so for the glimpses we get into the still-revolutionary characters of Siri and Madame Daeng, both bursting with caustic wit and adventurous spirit."
--Booklist, Starred Review "Cotterill excels in the portrayal of potentially serious and momentous topics with lighthearted humor, imbuing his characters with grace and empathy in the midst of a particularly difficult chapter of Southeast Asia's history."
--BookPage, Top Pick in Mystery "Highly entertaining."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review Praise for Six and a Half Deadly Sins "Dr. Siri and his misfit friends have relied on caustic humor to stay sane . . . The question is: Can his cynical sense of humor get him out of this jam?"
--The New York Times Book Review "A gladdening complement to many mystery-reader's table . . . If you are unfamiliar with Paiboun works, it is time to crawl out of whatever cave you have been living in. This is for you."
--The Christian Science Monitor "Always delightful . . . the doctor and his profoundly eccentric friends, wife and (now former) colleagues retain their sardonic senses of humor in a vexing and sometimes scary time."
--The Seattle Times "A rollicking installment . . . Guaranteed to delight fans and new readers alike."
--BookPage, Top Pick