Book List in Order:15 titles

  • US Army CID Agents George Sueño and Ernie Bascom become entangled with a pushy tabloid reporter as they investigate a series of violent bank robberies throughout South Korea. South Korea, 1970s: A rash of armed robberies at local Korean banks do...


  • George Sueño and Ernie Bascom return for their thirteenth outing, which takes them from Seoul to the DMZ in their most politically charged murder case yet. The Korean Demilitarized Zone, 1970s: A battered corpse is found a few feet north of the l...


  • Martin Limón’s series set in 1970s South Korea, an era of heightened Korean sociopolitical tension, pits Army CID agents Sueño and Bascom against a mysterious woman who may be the leader of a gang -- or a thousand-year-old creature. Three Amer...


  • South Korea, 1974. US Army CID Sergeants George Sueño and Ernie Bascom are assigned an underwhelming case of petty theft: Major Frederick M. Schulz has accused Miss Jo Kyong-ja, an Itaewon bar girl, of stealing twenty-five thousand won from him -- a...


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    How much can murder, and silence, buy on the black market of 1974 South Korea? South Korea, 1970s: A young Korean woman dressed in a traditional "chima-jeogori" is found strangled to death on the frozen banks of the Sonyu River with only a carefu...


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    When a U.S. Army Claims officer stationed in South Korea is murdered in grisly fashion the roustabout duo of George Sueño and Ernie Bascom go against orders to track a calculating killer. Early one rainy morning, the head of the 8th United States...


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    Twenty years ago, Martin Limón published his first mystery story featuring Sergeant George Sueño, a young Mexican American army detective stationed on the US 8th Army base in South Korea in the early 1970s, the heart of the Cold War. George and his...


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    In this pulse-racing ninth adventure, Sergeant George Sueño heads north of Korea's DMZ on a mission to prevent war between the Communist North and the American-allied South. Seoul, early 1970s: US Army Sergeant George Sueño is on a mission of e...


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    On a crowded train from Pusan to Seoul, the brutal rape of a young mother sparks rage on the powder-keg peninsula of Korea, pitting Koreans against Americans and the 8th Army brass against the truth. Eyewitness accounts indicate the culprit was most...






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    A Korean fortune teller is haunted by a long-dead American soldier who wants his bones found and buried. A Latino soldier and the underage daughter of a white American officer are missing. Several notorious Korean gangsters who own bars in Itaewon --...


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    The only female MP assigned to a base in the DMZ is missing. Has she been abducted, killed, or, possibly, gone AWOL? Eighth Army cops George Sueo and Ernie Bascom, sent to find her, discover a murder that has been concealed, rampant black marketeeri...


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    The fourth Sergeant George Sueño InvestigationSeoul, 1970s: As North Korea menaces and Vietnam burns, US 8th Army CID agent Sergeant George Sueño and his partner, Ernie Bascom, weave through back alleys and bordellos, trying to tip the scales of ju...


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    The New York Times Book Review hailed the return of George Sue±o and his partner, Ernie Bascom, in Martin Lim¾n's electrifying thriller Slicky Boys, proclaiming, "It's great to have these two mavericks back!" Now the pair of investigators for the U...


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    George Sue±o and his partner, Ernie Bascom, thought they'd seen it all. For military cops in Korea, drive-by shootings, flesh peddler's drug rings--they're all in a day's work. But nothing prepared them for the slickest criminals this side of the DM...


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    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Meet Sergeants George Sueño and Ernie Bascom in their first investigation, set in 1970s South KoreaAlmost twenty years after the end of the Korean War, the US Military is still present throughout South Ko...