Harem (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 5)

Harem (Inspector Ikmen Mystery 5) : A powerful crime thriller set in the ancient city of Istanbul

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The body of a teenage girl is discovered in a cistern deep below the city of Istanbul. For the Turkish police force's most talented officer, Inspector Cetin Ikmen, this is a difficult case. The girl was his daughter's friend and her attire, that of a nineteenth-century Ottoman, offers no easy explanation.With his promise of justice to the dead girl's mother still fresh on his lips, Ikmen is suddenly taken off the case and reassigned to the kidnapping of an ageing movie star's wife. The star is hiding something and so, Ikmen fears, are his superiors. A powerful secret exists in the labyrinthine city; one which those on either side of the law will do anything to prevent surfacing...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 110 x 176 x 28mm | 222.26g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New
  • None
  • 0747267200
  • 9780747267201
  • 161,228

About Barbara Nadel

Trained as an actress, Barbara Nadel used to work in mental health services. Born in the East End of London, she now writes full time and has been a visitor to Turkey for over twenty years. She received the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger for her novel DEADLY WEB, and the Swedish Flintax Prize for historical crime fiction for her first Francis Hancock novel, LAST RIGHTS.To find out more, follow Barbara on Twitter @BarbaraNadel or visit her website www.barbara-nadel.comshow more

Review quote

'Few can capture the magic mystery of Istanbul like Nadel as she delves once more into its darkened heart with a faithful friend in Ikmen as our guide' -- Western Mail 20030222 'Inspector Cetin Ikmen is a detective up there with Morse, Rebus and Wexford. Harem is the fifth in the series, and the most compelling to date...Gripping and highly recommended' -- Harem 20030312show more

Review Text

Ungewöhnlich und von beeindruckendem Stil." (Sunday Telegraph)show more

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353 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 27% (94)
4 42% (150)
3 24% (85)
2 5% (16)
1 2% (8)
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