The Opener

| January 14, 2016

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The Opener

Beneath the gleaming new economies of South-East Asia there exists an underworld of transgression, vice and rampant corruption.

Abandoning a recession-plagued America for the easy money of Asia’s lucrative but highly illegal boiler room industry, Don Rouse must navigate through a sordid world of drug addicts, deviants, prostitutes and professional con men in order to achieve his lifelong dream of making it big. But his world is suddenly turned upside down as the police show up and his boss goes missing. After a chance meeting with the alluring but enigmatic Jessica, Don is plunged into a high stakes mystery that could very well put an end to his criminal career and perhaps even his life.

From the fleshpots of Bangkok to the gritty streets of Manila, John Triptych’s debut novel sheds a new light on the little known world of organized international crime.

Recommended for mature readers.

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