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TagsCambodia (4), crime fiction (3), crime wave press (2), Asia Moon Guide (2), Crime Wave Press (2), Angkor (2), Angkor Wat (2), guide book (2), Khmer (2), Thailand (2) — see all tags

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About meTom Vater writes non-fiction books and novels, documentary screenplays, travel guides and articles investigating cultural, social, environmental and political trends and oddities, predominantly with a focus on Asia. His articles have appeared in publications such as The Asia Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Times and The Daily Telegraph.
He is the author of two crime novels, both currently available through Crime Wave Press (
His book Sacred Skin (co-authored with photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat), the first English language title on Thailand’s sacred tattoos, has received more than 30 reviews and is a regional bestseller. He also co-authored The Most Secret Place on Earth, a feature documentary on the CIA’s largest ever covert operation, in 1960s Laos, which has been broadcast in more than twenty countries.

About my libraryMy library contains the books I have published from non fiction to crime novels, all with a focus on Asia.

GroupsCrime, Thriller & Mystery


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