Michael, an artist charged with a crime he claims he didn’t commit, and John, a self-confessed heroin smuggler, are brought together in the primitive and over-crowded prison infamously known as the BANGKOK HILTON. Michael fights for his freedom, while John, resigned to his fate, wants only to regain his dignity. Michael's grandfather, a once brilliant lawyer, is brought out of retirement and flies to Bangkok to fight a case in a city where justice is bought and sold to the highest bidder and corruption is the oil that greases the wheels in the Land of Smiles.
Running out of time and unable to find the only witness, he searches for another way to succeed in what seems a hopeless case.
Meanwhile, in order to survive the most appalling conditions in jail, Michael and John must make the best of a dire situation as they wait for their separate fates to be decided. Will justice be served or will they see out the next ten years in that hell-hole of a prison?
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
*This Book Was Given To Me By The Author In Exchange For An Honest Review*
Wow! this was a amazing piece of work! Simon Palmer takes raw realism to a whole new level with this book! it was gritty and at times hard read as you didn't want the characters to have to deal with such horrific things.
I don't usually read books like this one but found myself intrigued by the story and not being able to put it down once I started reading it. Simon Palmer knows how to hook on to his audience and to leave them hanging till the very end and beyond!
the horrific life of the Bangkok prison will give me nightmares for days to come! the ending was amazing and I can't wait to find out what happens next! everyone has done so much for Michael and I would hate to see it all go up in smoke.
there seemed to be bad guys were ever you turned which was amazing, you couldn't trust anyone. which if you were a villain is awesome! however if you were one of the good guys totally sucked! Palmer did a amazing job with this and it made it seem like there really was no where to turn.
if you are a sucker for thrillers and crime this is the book for you! trust me you will not be able to put it down!
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