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Killed at the Whim of A Hat

Cotterill, Colin (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Killed at the Whim of A Hat
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Forced to relocate to rural Thailand with her eccentric family, crime reporter Jimm Juree fears that her career is over until the bodies of two hippies are discovered in a local farmer's field and a Buddhist abbot is murdered, a case that implicates a monk and a nun.
Authors: Cotterill, Colin
Title: Killed at the whim of a hat
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 374 p. :,map ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Colin Cotterill
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Quercus"--T.p. verso
Summary: Forced to relocate to rural Thailand with her eccentric family, crime reporter Jimm Juree fears that her career is over until the bodies of two hippies are discovered in a local farmer's field and a Buddhist abbot is murdered, a case that implicates a monk and a nun.
ISBN: 0312564538
9780312564537
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY COTTERILL 2011
Subject Headings: Murder Investigation Fiction Reporters and reporting Fiction Buddhist monks Crimes against Thailand Hippies Crimes against Thailand Women journalists Thailand Fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Topical Term: Murder
Reporters and reporting
Buddhist monks
Hippies
Women journalists
LCCN: 2011008722
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Jun 26, 2014
  • carolannbagan rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

loved the dr siri books his one just didn't float my boat as much.

I loved Dr Siri and was diffident when Colin Cotterill moved on to Jimm Juree, but I need not have feared. She's an interesting character and the story was enjoyable,

Jul 29, 2012
  • mcschroeder rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I loved Coterill's Dr. Siri series and was very hopeful about this new series. While it took me some time to get used to the new characters (I missed Dr. Siri), I loved them by the end. It will be a good series.

Jul 01, 2012
  • Suzanne_Library rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This series has the potential to equal Cotterill's wonderful Dr Siri (the coroner in 1970's Laos) series.

Feb 07, 2012
  • ghovagimyan rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Set in Thailand. Like the #1 Ladies Detective Agency. Very fun and funny. Not gruesome.

Jan 16, 2012
  • Crubble rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

After several attempts to read it, I gave up I found it uninteresting. I greatly enjoy his Dr. Siri Series.

Dec 28, 2011
  • anflan rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Fun quick read. Main character has a great sense of humour. Gives a different perspective in Thai life and times.

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