Posts Tagged ‘the fear artist’
Poke Rafferty’s wife, Rose, has taken their daughter Miaow out of town to visit Rose’s mother. Poke is left to his own devices and decides to paint the apartment while they are gone. But Poke has a lot of hoops to jump through before he gets the apartment painted. As he exits the paint store, a large man runs into him and lands on top of him. As Poke struggles to get up, he sees that the man has been shot. Before he dies the man whispers three words to Poke. The words have no meaning to Poke but he soon realizes that other people are very concerned about what the man whispered. They suspect that Poke has information about something, but he is clueless.
Thai secret agents interrogate Poke, but he has nothing to tell. He is released only to find that his apartment has been ransacked. Next thing he knows he is accused of murdering the man from the street. Poke goes into hiding and is determined to discover the identity of the man and the meaning of the whispered message. This time as Poke searches for answers he has to go it alone. Fearing for his wife and daughter, he orders them to stay away from Bangkok until he can find a way to dig out of the hole he finds himself in. Read the rest of this entry »