by David Chacko (Goodreads Author)
The torture and murder of a prominent businesswoman launches a police investigation that ruffles the collar of the gigantic city of Istanbul. Inspector Levent, the man the department calls when discretion is demanded, uses all his skills to make his way through a maze of sex and hot money, obscured at every turn by the realities of power. When he reaches the pinnacle of so...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 15th 2006 by Foremost Press
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I have a fondness for mysteries set in foreign locals. This is the second book in a 3 book series featuring Inspector Levant of Istanbul. I probably would have gone to the first book of the series if I had realized it. It is a fairly good mystery - more of a police procedural than a thriller. Even though you know where he is going fairly early on as the identity of the killer is apparent, he keeps the pace moving. I particularly like that the author avoids impossible feats of daring-do and impro...more