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Body Count by Barbara Nadel
  

Body Count

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This portrays a Turkey ordinary holidaymakers will never see. It is part of a terrific series featuring Inspector Ikmen and his team. In this one we have the plight of a gypsy encampment mixed with a Mayan prophecy and a lot of dead bodies; one a month, according to the prophecy, all with their hearts removed. Throw in some aristocrats and we have a good mix for another ‘unput-downable’ mystery which will keep you guessing to the end. The glimpse of the many facets of Turkish society and the underlying political information make this a highly absorbing read.

If you like Barbara Nadel you might also like to read books by Marco Vichi, Matt Rees and Ian Rankin.

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Synopsis

Body Count by Barbara Nadel

Any bloody death will lead Inspectors Cetin Ikmen and Mehmet Suleyman out onto the dark streets of Istanbul. On 21 January, a half-decapitated corpse in the poor multicultural district of Tarlabasi poses a particularly frustrating and gruesome mystery. But as the months pass and the violence increases, it turns into a hunt for that rare phenomenon in the golden city on the Bosphorus: a serial killer. Desperate to uncover the killer's twisted logic as the body count rises, Ikmen and Suleyman find only more questions. How are the victims connected? What is the significance of the number 21? And how many Istanbullus must die before they find the answers?

Reviews

'The Morse of Istanbul' - Daily Telegraph

'Intelligent and captivating' - The Sunday Times

'Impeccable mystery plotting, exotic and atmospheric' - Guardian


About the Author

Trained as an actress, Barbara Nadel used to work in mental health services. Born in the East End of London, she now lives in Lancashire and writes full time.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

Barbara Nadel

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Hardback

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780755388929

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