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An Oriental Murder

by: Jane Bastin

Inspector Sinan Kaya of the Istanbul police is confronted by not just one murder but three in the course of a spring afternoon. Against the glamour of the annual Agatha Christie authors conference, the Prime Minister of Turkey is killed alongside his young mistress. A short walk away, a prominent civil servant is found, throat slit, propped against a wall in a side alley.

Sinan Kaya quickly realises that what appeared to be personal is anything but… Turkey , unwittingly taking centre stage in a region beset by conflit becomes one of the main actors in an enquiry that threatens to spiral out of control.

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Jane Bastin first visited Turkey over thirty years ago and is still there – mostly. She splits her life between the stresses of education in the UK and the west coast of Turkey. On the surface idyllic, she has watched as the chaos of the outside world has changed life.Uncontrolled building , bibilical processions of Syrian refugees, people-smuggling, large scale thefts of oregano and orchids to mass building of wind turbines are just a few of the many changes. Once her two children left for  university, she began writing in earnest about this world.
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Overview

Inspector Sinan Kaya of the Istanbul police is confronted by not just one murder but three in the course of a spring afternoon. Against the glamour of the annual Agatha Christie authors conference, the Prime Minister of Turkey is killed alongside his young mistress. A short walk away, a prominent civil servant is found, throat slit, propped against a wall in a side alley.

Sinan Kaya quickly realises that what appeared to be personal is anything but… Turkey , unwittingly taking centre stage in a region beset by conflit becomes one of the main actors in an enquiry that threatens to spiral out of control.

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Publisher: Crooked Cat Books
Publish Date: 2018
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