michael walters is the author of the nergui novels - a series of crime thrillers set in modern-day mongolia, described by maxim jakubowski in the guardian as
'a worthy new series in the making'.
the first in the series, the shadow walker , was described in the independent as
compulsive reading...the descriptions of mongolia are richly enjoyable'.
paul blezard, oneword radio, described the books as
'like inspector morse re-written by john le carré and set in mongolia' -
the guardian added that
'walters ably brings his uncommon setting to teeming life',
while the sunday telegraph described the shadow walker as
'an intriguing police procedural, with a formidable sleuth'.
the books focus on neugui, a senior official at the ministry of security and doripalam, the head of the mongolian serious crimes team. these two central characters are surrounded by a diverse and growing cast of supporting players - drew mcleish, a cid officer seconded from the uk; tunjin, an aging, overweight and alcoholic detecive; radnaa, an elegant female member of the judiciary; and many more...
the website aims to provide an introduction to the books, excepts and reviews, links to information about mongolia , and anything else that takes our fancy. and feedback on the books or the site is always very welcome.