The shadows of an ancient city hide a very modern murder...
River of the Dead is a chilling psycho-mystery from the highly acclaimed and award-winning author Barbara Nadel. Perfect for fans of Ian Rankin and M J Lee.
'This page turner of a book proceeds to an exciting conclusion... picking up and reading the 11th title by Barbara Nadel was like putting on a comfortable pair of gloves; she writes with such fluidity and grace about a country she has a lot of intimacy with... a real delight' - Eurocrime.co.uk
Convicted murderer and drug baron Yusuf Kaya has escaped from Istanbul prison. He appears to have had inside help...
Inspector Cetin Ikmen is called to investigate Kaya's contacts in the city, while Inspector Suleyman heads to Kaya's home town of Mardin, a dangerous city in the south east of Turkey. Back in Istanbul, as Ikmen delves deeper into Kaya's past, the body count continues to rise. Meanwhile, Suleyman discovers that Kaya has another wife in Mardin, an American woman heavily guarded by members of the Kaya clan. It's not long before the two Inspectors are caught up in a terrifying web of arms and drug running, terrorism, blackmail and murder...
What readers are saying about River of the Dead:
'A compelling and complex story line'
'I found this book very moving and very spiritual'
'She [Barbara Nadel] is consistently excellent'