$400,000,000 is in the wind, ten tons of missing cash from a bungled CIA operation back in 1975.
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“THE BIG MANGO is a classic. A huge pile of missing money and a downwardly mobile lawyer from San Francisco named Eddie Dare scratching out a living in Bangkok.” -- Crime Reads

"There's no room for improvement. THE BIG MANGO is as good as it gets." -- The Bangkok Post

$400,000,000 is in the wind, ten tons of cash, the result of a bungled CIA operation to grab all the foreign currency from the Bank of Vietnam when the Americans fled Saigon in 1975.

A few decades later, the word on the street is that all that money somehow ended up in Bangkok and a downwardly mobile lawyer from California named Eddie Dare is the only guy left alive who might still have a shot at finding it.

Eddie knows nothing about the missing money. At least, he doesn't think he does. But so many people claim he's got an inside track that he and an old marine buddy named Winnebago Jones decide to head for Bangkok anyway and do a little treasure hunting. What do they have to lose, huh?

But when they plunge into the jagged netherworld of modern-day Thailand, it doesn't take long for things to get weird.

From the Big Apple, to the Big Orange, to the Big Mango. You have to admit it has a kind of nutty logic to it. Bangkok is about as far from California as Eddie can go without sailing completely over the edge of the world.

Although, at times, he wonders if that isn't exactly what he has done.


THE BIG MANGO, written by Jake Needham, an Amazon #1 best-selling author of crime fiction. Get it now!


Release date: January 16, 2014

Publisher: Half Penny Ltd

Print pages: 388

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