Dean Barrett

Dean Barrett first arrived in Asia as a Chinese linguist with the American Army Security Agency. He has lived and traveled in Asia for 30 years. His novels on Thailand are Kingdom of Make-Believe, Memoirs of a Bangkok Warrior, Skytrain to Murder and Identity Theft. Permanent Damage is the sequel to Skytrain to Murder. His novels set in China are Hangman's Point, Mistress of the East and Dragon Slayer. Murder in China Red is set in New York, featuring Liu Chiang-hsin, a Beijing-born private detective known as "Chinaman." Don Quixote in China: The Search for Peach Blossom Spring recounts Mr. Barrett's adventures in China in search of a cloistered utopia described in a 4th century Chinese poem. His plays have been staged in nine countries and his musical set in 1857 Hong Kong, Fragrant Harbour, was selected by the National Alliance for Musical Theater to be presented on 42nd Street, NYC. Mr. Barrett is a former NYC board member of Mystery Writers of America as well as a former member of Dramatists Guild. Sample chapters and covers of his mystery novels can be found on-line at www.deanbarrettmystery.com

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Holiday Closing Alert! Memorial Day, 2020   

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As amazing as it is, this year, for the first time ever,  we're going to be closed for Memorial Day!

That means we're going to be closed, Saturday-Monday May 23rd-25th,  2020.

I know what you're thinking--what???  The whole country's been closed down for two months!  Whaddya mean, you're taking off?  Well, we haven't been closed.  We've been here working harder than ever, due to a wildly increased demand for our services, so honestly, the Crew and I desperately need these days away.  No telephone calls or emails will be answered.  The admin office needs a break.  We'll be back, everything to the ready, the morning of Tuesday, May 26th, to get cracking.  Thank you for your support and understanding.  And please, don't forget why we honor Memorial Day.  We should never--never--forget The Fallen.  

For those of you already in production, the production crew is running full steam; Judith (QA--Quality assurance, our Princess of Perfection) and Jay (Our Doyenne of Customer Delight) will be here and working, checking books and sending them out, so please, don't worry.  It's just we lazybones in the admin office that need a break!