99 Ways to Die

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Product Details

Price
$26.95  $25.06
Publisher
Soho Crime
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781616959685

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About the Author

Ed Lin is a journalist by training and an all-around stand-up kinda guy. He's the author of the Taipei Night Market series, Ghost Month and Incensed; his literary debut, Waylaid; and his Robert Chow crime series, This Is a Bust, Snakes Can't Run, and One Red Bastard. Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. Lin lives in New York with his wife, actress Cindy Cheung, and son.

Reviews

Praise for 99 Ways to Die

99 Ways to Die immerses readers in urban Taiwan . . . Come for the dark world of the night market, and stay for the unpredictable, entertaining characters.
--Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

Stellar . . . Lin effortlessly blends humor, plausible plot twists, and the politics and economics of contemporary Taiwan.
--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Lin's books are most appealing for the insider's look at Taiwanese culture, the motley crew of supporting cast and the multiple laughs per page.
--BookPage

Lin takes readers on a whimsical ride along with the reluctant Jing-nan, the overbearing Peggy, and some very shady characters, deftly mixing comedy, mystery, and drama in a page-turning story . . . This will appeal to readers who enjoy dark comedy, drama, and some very unexpected plot twists.
--Library Journal

Top-notch international crime fiction that will have readers dreaming of a visit to the Taipei market.
--Booklist

What a wonderful, wild ride this is.
--The Shawangunk Journal

It'll definitely keep you guessing, and it'll keep you laughing from start to finish.
--BookBub

[Lin] twist[s] his crime fiction in marvelous ways that incorporate almost as much humor as the master Donald E. Westlake.
--Kingdom Books

Well-plotted.
--Stop, You're Killing Me!

Praise for the Taipei Night Market Novels

"A stylish, smart thriller for the mind, heart, and gut. Sex, music, history, politics, food, humor, and just a touch of violence and death--you get it all. And when you're done, you'll beg for more."
--Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer

"A unique blend of tension, charm, tragedy and optimism, with characters you'll love, and a setting so real you'll think you've been there."
--Lee Child

"A sidewalk noodle shop in Taipei's Shilin Night Market during summer's Ghost Month is the vivid backdrop . . . The plot twists come fast and furious as the story reaches its climax. Come for the exotic food and fascinating setting; stay for the characters."
--The Boston Globe

"Covers Taiwan's complicated political identity and relationship with mainland China, all during one of the most remarkable times of the year: Ghost Month."
--To the Best of Our Knowledge

"Pure and perfect suspense and a book that is almost impossible to put down."
--Crimespree Magazine