“Corley, a seasoned screenwriter and director, has built a solid basis for his series with a lead character that frightens and intrigues. The author’s own adventures as a nomad exploring exotic locales is beautifully intertwined in the story, giving it authenticity.
Written with an eye for detail and an ear for dialogue, David Lee Corley expertly realizes the sights, sounds, and atmosphere of Southeast Asia, inviting the reader to hold on as complex characters and startling twists drive this fast-paced thriller.” -Kirkus Reviews
“Not only are the characters compelling, but Corley skillfully builds tension with purposeful prose using sensory details and vivid descriptions. The author, a screenwriter and director, beautifully crafts scenes that seem to come to life as if they are played out on a movie screen. With plenty of thrills, this is a gripping tale that immerses you into a foreign world of non-stop suspense.” -Forward Clarion Reviews
"The book’s greatest strength, perhaps, lies in its precision and delivery. The author has clearly done his homework on the exotic locales and can paint a thrilling picture of the scene, whether it’s a seedy bar or the banter between Billy and Eve…crime and serial killer enthusiasts looking for a cinematic reading experience will find precisely what they’re looking for in the pages of Monsoon Rising." –BlueInk Reviews