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Waking The Tiger

Mark Wightman / Adrian Hobart
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 CRIME WRITER'S ASSOCIATION 'NEW BLOOD' DAGGER AWARDLONGLISTED FOR THE MCILVANNEY PRIZE FOR SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE SCOTTISH CRIME DEBUT OF THE YEAR 2021For fans of Abir Mukerhjee and Donna Leon Mark Wightman's brilliant debut novel is historical crime fiction at its very best.'Waking the Tiger is a wonderfully accomplished debut. I felt transported back to the Singapore of the 1940s and I can't wait for the next one. Wightman is a writer we can expect great things of.' Abir Mukherjee - award-winning author of the Wyndham and Banerjee Mysteries'Waking the Tiger is historical crime fiction at its best.' William Ryan author of the Captain Korolev series and winner of Guardian Novel of the Year.Singapore 1939A young Japanese woman is found dead on the dockside her throat slashedInspector Max Betancourt is working a new beat one he didn’t ask for. Following the disappearance of his wife his life and career have fallen apart.A distinctive tiger tattoo is the only clue to her identityOnce a rising star of Singapore CID Betancourt has been relegated to the Marine Division with tedious dockyard disputes and goods inspections among his new duties.Who is she? And why are the authorities turning a blind eye?But when a beautiful unidentified Japanese woman is found murdered in the shadow of a warehouse owned by one of Singapore’s most powerful families Betancourt defies orders and pursues those responsible. What he discovers will bring him into conflict with powerful enemies and force him to face his personal demons.

  • Published by Hobeck Audiobooks
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 24th February 2022
  • Duration 09 Hrs. 24 Mins.