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Inspector Singh Investigates: The Singapore School Of Villainy

Number 3 in series

By Shamini Flint
Read by Jonathan Keeble

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The third book in an exciting new international crime series with a truly memorable detective hero

Inspector Singh is home - and how he wishes he wasn't. His wife nags him at breakfast and his superiors are whiling away their time by giving him his usual 'you're a disgrace to the force' lecture. Fortunately for Singh, there is no rest for the wicked when he is called out to the murder of a senior partner at an international law firm, clubbed to death at his desk.

Unfortunately for Singh, there is no shortage of suspects - from the victim's fellow partners to his wife and ex-wife - or motives, as many of the lawyers have secrets they would kill to protect. And very soon Singh finds himself heading up an investigation that rips apart the fabric of Singapore society and exposes the rotten core beneath. Perhaps coming home wasn't such a good idea, after all...?

Biographical Notes

Shamini Flint is a Cambridge graduate and was a lawyer with the UK firm Linklaters for ten years, travelling extensively in Asia during that period, before giving up her practice to concentrate on writing. She is the author of several children's books.

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  • ISBN: 9781405511179
  • Publication date: 21 Jul 2011
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  • Imprint: Hachette Audio
Shamini Flint never disappoints...It is a pleasure...Flint knows how to tell a story...It is skilful. It is clever. It keeps you guessing, constantly — New Strait Times
Shamini Flint never disappoints...It is a pleasure...Flint knows how to tell a story...It is skilful. It is clever. It keeps you guessing, constantly — Courier Mail (Australia)
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