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Elka Ray

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Elka's next novel, the romantic mystery DIVORCE IS MURDER, is out from Seventh Street Books on August 20th, 2019. Elka's previous books are the thriller SAIGON DARK, a romantic mystery HANOI JANE, and a book of short crime stories, WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW - TALES OF OBSESSION, MYSTERY & MURDER IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.

Elka is Canadian and lives with her family in Central Vietnam.




Average rating: 4.09 · 126 ratings · 54 reviews · 7 distinct works
Saigon Dark

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Expat author interview with Elka Ray

Interview with Expat author – Elka Ray

13 August, 2013 09:40  Erin


 


Elke Ray My name is Elka Ray. I was born in England, grew up in Africa and Canada, and live in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


1. Why did you move abroad?

I studied Journalism and Asian Studies at university and was intrigued by Vietnam’s history. After I finished my B.A., I came here “for one year” to find a thesis topic. That was almost 18 y...

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