SAMBATH MEAS was born in Pailin, Cambodia at a time of civil war. Having survived the effects of the Vietnam War, the Khmer Civil War, and the Khmer Rouge regime, her parents decided not to stick around for another phase of mass killings. Her family, like thousands of other Khmers, fled to the Cambodian-Thai border. After being displaced in refugee camps for two years, Chicago became their new home. Meas graduated from Loyola University of Chicago. She has worked in the legal industry for over 19 years and contributes to the richness that is Chicago literature. In her spare time, she helps novice writers to get started with their stories. Learn more at SambathMeas.com. Find all books by Sambath Meas at major online stores.
The Immortal Seeds: A Tribute to Golden Treasure
Memoir, Biography, Non-Fiction
The vortex of evil is inching closer to the western province. Sarin Meas has been warned and he has a small window of opportunity to escape it. Tragically, fear of the unknown, of moving to a foreign land, deters him from leaving a familiar place. When young men, garb in black pajamas, newsboy's hats, rubber sandals, and checkered scarves, march and tote their rifles into his Gem City, inconceivable behaviors and actions start to happen. The end results prove catastrophic. How will Sarin and his family survive communist ideologies that are being practiced by hate-filled, uneducated human beings?
The Governor's Daughter: The Mysteries of Colonial Cambodia
Murder Mystery, Sleuth, Detective, Fiction
Anjali Chinak, a strong-minded daughter of a Khmer detective, is shocked by the horrible attack on her Eurasian friend, Esmè Laurent, who happens to be the governor's daughter of Siem Reap, Cambodge. When the man Anjali is secretly in love with is charged with the brutal crime, she has only days to find the real perpetrator before he is put to death. Could it be the same man who has wreaked havoc in other Southeast Asian countries? Anjali is certain that the killer is a member of the royal family, but investigating them could put her own life at risk. As Anjali finds herself getting closer to the truth, she learns that the world is uglier than she could have ever imagined.
The Governor's Daughter is the first book in the Mysteries of Colonial Cambodia series by new author Sambath Meas.