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Mystery Discussion Group

Mystery Discussion Group*

Leader: Karrie Major

Date: July 21, 2018

Day: Saturday

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Title: Jade Lady Burning                   Author: Martin Limon

Description


Meet Sergeants George Sue o and Ernie Bascom in their first investigation, set in 1970s South Korea

Almost twenty years after the end of the Korean War, the US Military is still present throughout South Korea, and tensions run high. Koreans look for any opportunity to hate the soldiers who drink at their bars and carouse with their women. When Pak Ok-suk, a young Korean woman, is found brutally murdered in a torched apartment in the Itaewon red-light district of Seoul, it looks like it might be the work of her American soldier boyfriend. Sergeants George Sue o and Ernie Bascom, Military Police for the US 8th Army, are assigned to the case, but they have nothing to go on other than a tenuous connection to an infamous prostitute. As repressed resentments erupt around them, the pair sets out on an increasingly dangerous quest to find evidence that will exonerate their countryman.

About the Author


Martin Limón retired from military service after twenty years in the US Army, including ten years in Korea. He is the author of eleven novels in the Sueño and Bascom series, including Jade Lady Burning, The Iron Sickle, The Ville Rat, and Ping-Pong Heart, as well as the short story collection Nightmare Range. He lives near Seattle.

 

*To attend and discuss this book with the Mystery Discussion Group you are required to buy the book at Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore. C&S carries the book by the prior month's meeting. Call to reserve your copy.

 

Event date: 
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event address: 
7419 W. Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
Jade Lady Burning (A Sergeants Sueño and Bascom Novel #1) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781616950903
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Soho Crime - October 4th, 2011

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