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Something's gone seriously wrong in Istanbul - a killer is on the loose, and transvestites are being murdered, the modus operandi becoming increasingly bizarre with each death. Our protagonist - fellow transvestite, nightclub owner and glamour puss extraordinaire downs her lipstick and ups the ante in the search for the religious nut. Not an easy task with the pressures of everyday life - investigations have to be slotted in between leg and chest waxes and rotating lovers. Luckily she's the perfect investigator: she knows everyone on the scene, her maitre d' is the biggest gossip in town, her web skills are rivaled only by the most nerdy computer geek and she's very, very persistent. As the killings accelerate, our girl struggles against the odds in her pursuit - after all, everyone knows that running in stilettos and a black leather cat-suit is hell Can she end the slaughter without breaking a nail?

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"Hysterically funny."- Time Out Istanbul "As refreshing as cookies and cold lemonade on a summer day. I wish there was a Turkish Almodovar to film all these novels one day."-Perihan Magden, author of 2 Girls The first in a new Turkish detective series. A killer is on the loose in Istanbul and killing transvestites. Our protagonist-fellow transvestite, nightclub owner, and glamour-puss extraordinaire-turns into an investigator in the search for the killer. It's a tough case-can she end the slaughter without breaking a nail? Mehmet Murat Somerlives in Istanbul, where he ran a business consultancy before taking up writing full time.

About the Author

Mehmet Murat Somer was born in Ankara in 1959. After graduating from university, he worked for a short time as an engineer, and for an extended period as a banker. Since 1994, he has been a management consultant, conducting corporate seminars on management skills and personal development. When not working out in the hammam, he writes thrillers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781847651501
Publisher:
Serpent's Tail
Subject:
Non-Classifiable : Non-Classifiable
Author:
Somer, Mehmet Murat
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Publication Date:
October 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
256

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"Synopsis" by , "Hysterically funny."- Time Out Istanbul "As refreshing as cookies and cold lemonade on a summer day. I wish there was a Turkish Almodovar to film all these novels one day."-Perihan Magden, author of 2 Girls The first in a new Turkish detective series. A killer is on the loose in Istanbul and killing transvestites. Our protagonist-fellow transvestite, nightclub owner, and glamour-puss extraordinaire-turns into an investigator in the search for the killer. It's a tough case-can she end the slaughter without breaking a nail? Mehmet Murat Somerlives in Istanbul, where he ran a business consultancy before taking up writing full time.
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