Homicide detective Inspector Singh has returned home to Singapore to rest his weary feet after time spent globe-trotting and crime-solving in Malaysia and Bali. But it’s not long before he wishes he would be sent off to another foreign locale. With his wife nagging him and his boss lecturing him about his unconventional work habits, he’s thrilled when a new case comes across his desk.
A senior partner at an international law firm has been murdered, and it’s up to Singh to catch the killer and solve the case. There’s no shortage of suspects, from the victim’s fellow partners, many of whom are hiding secrets, as well as the dead man’s wife and ex-wife. Soon, Inspector Singh is poised to expose the treachery that lies beneath Singapore’s high society. Fast-paced, funny, and highly original, Shamini Flint's The Singapore School of Villainy: Inspector Singh Investigates is a fabulous mystery featuring everybody’s favorite turbaned detective.
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Inspector Singh sipped his coffee. It was instant, sweet and milky, just the way he liked it. Singh was not one for those fancy coffee machines that steamed milk, ground beans and sounded like mini-construction sites. He preferred a kettle and a teaspoon. Not that he made his own coffee in the morning. That was a task for Mrs Singh. She always had his breakfast, usually chappatis with dahl, a spicy lentil curry for which he had a strong partiality, and the accompanying hot drink, on the dining table by the time he had
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THE SINGAPORE SCHOOL OF VILLAINY by Shamini Flint | Kirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of THE SINGAPORE SCHOOL OF VILLAINY Inspector Singh Investigates. There's no dearth of suspects when a lawyer is murdered.- Kirkus Reviews
SHAMINI FLINT is a Cambridge graduate and was a lawyer with various UK firms, including Linklaters, for ten years, travelling extensively in Asia during that period, before giving up her practice to concentrate on writing. The first two books in this series, A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder and A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul, were also published by Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books.