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Jake Needham

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JAKE NEEDHAM is an American screen and television writer who began writing mysteries and thrillers when he realized he didn’t really like movies and television very much. Mr. Needham has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand for nearly thirty years. He, his wife, and their two sons now divide their time between homes in Thailand and the United States.

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We’re back at our place in Thailand for the summer…





Yeah, I know I’m not always full of praise for Thailand. Ever since the military coup three years ago, the political atmosphere has turned steadily more grim and repressive. Perhaps even worse, Thailand has become increasingly unsafe for visitors. The World Economic Forum’s Travel Report just named Thailand as one of th...

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message 4: by Terry

Terry Drake Thank you for befriending me!


message 3: by Dale (last edited Jul 19, 2014 05:41PM)

Dale Thele Jake, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and am looking forward to reading Laundry Man.
Wishing you the very best!


message 2: by C.J.

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Hello Jake,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend here. Thank you and best wishes.

Warmest regards,
CJ


message 1: by Billy (last edited Apr 04, 2013 12:52AM)

Billy Masters TY 4 the friend connection. Looks like a great cigar!?


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