"The great Canadian detective did not exist until Howard Engel invented Benny Cooperman."
East of Suez
Having just recovered from a brutal attack, Benny Cooperman is ready to hang up his gumshoes for good. That is, until his old friend Vicky shows up and pleads with Benny to help her find her husband Jake.
She last saw Jake in Miranam on the Malay Penisula where they were running a tourist business, ferrying scuba divers to a celebrated reef. Their life savings, a fortune in diamonds, has also gone missing.
Benny jets off in search of Jake and finds a world where life is cheap and nothing is what it seems.
People disappear and dead bodies turn up, but ever the detective, Benny finds a new lease on life and realizes he’s not ready to give up sleuthing just yet.
East of Suez is the 12th in Howard Engel’s Benny Cooperman mystery series.
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