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…