Monday, January 2, 2017

First in Series-Murder at the House of Rooster Happiness by David Casarett

Happy New Year! This week's First in a Series is a new to me book as well as author. Murder at the House of Rooster Happiness(Ethical Chiang Mai Detective Agency) by David Casarett!! Released on September 13,2016.

Series: Ethical Chiang Mai Detective Agency (Book 1)
Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Redhook (September 13, 2016)
Language: English

Meet Ladarat Patalung - the first and only nurse detective in Thailand.

Two nights ago, a young woman brought her husband into the emergency room of the Sriphat Hospital in Thailand, where he passed away. A guard thinks she remembers her coming in before, but with a different husband - one who also died.

Ladarat Patalung, for one, would have been happier without a serial murderer-if there is one -- loose in her hospital. Then again, she never expected to be a detective in the first place.

And now, Ladarat has no choice but to investigate...

The first novel in a captivating new series by David Casarett, M.D.

David Casarett MD MA is a palliative care physician and health services researcher whose work focuses on improving systems of care for people with serious, life-threatening illnesses. He is a tenured Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, the author of more than 100 scientific articles, and a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor given by the US government to researchers in the early stages of their careers. He is also the author of three non-fiction books, the most recent of which was Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana, published in 2015 by Penguin Random House. His first novel, The Ethical Chiang Mai Detective Agency, will be published in January, 2016.

Find out more about David Casarett and his books at his website:


  1. Thanks for highlighting this book. Your information has caused me to add it to my want to read list. Happy 2017.

  2. This book sounds unique and very interesting. Thanks for the review.

  3. Sharon Baker. 2, 2017 at 3:03 PM

    Oh boy. A new book and a new author. Love it.


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