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978-1472254573

A Knife to the Heart (Ikmen Mystery 21)

A Knife to the Heart (Ikmen Mystery 21)

by Barbara Nadel

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The twenty-first chilling Istanbul crime thriller starring etin Ikmen, 'the Morse of Istanbul' (Daily Telegraph), from Silver Dagger Award-winning author Barbara Nadel. Not to be missed by fans of Donna Leon.

A derelict villa near Istanbul holds dark spirits, secrets and murder...

Retired inspector etin Ikmen must confront his demons to reveal the shocking truth behind a young girl's death...

When historian Suzan Tan is asked to examine the contents of a derelict villa on the Bosphorus, she is intrigued to discover a Ouija board among the artefacts. Forty years ago, a young girl was found with a knife in her heart in this villa. It is said that before her death this very Ouija board spelled out her name.The verdict was suicide - but what if it was a brutal act of murder and her killer was still walking free? Suzan asks Ikmen to solve the case, and despite his reluctance to get involved, he soon finds himself drawn into the mystery. With the help of his friend Inspector Sleyman, Ikmen delves into Istanbul's dark underbelly to uncover a terrifying tale of secrets, lies and murder.

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About the Author

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.

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