Barbara Nadel


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    General Fiction

    Jun-2017

    Out of the blue, private investigator and ex-soldier Lee Arnold receives a visit from an old army mate. Abbas al Barri worked as a translator with him during the Second Iraq War. Now living in Ilford with his family, Abbas is convinced that he s had ...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    May-2017

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    Suspense

    Sep-2016

    Private investigator and ex-soldier Lee Arnold and superintendent Paul Venus are by no means friends, but when Venus' son Harry is kidnapped and ransom demands arrive from an address in Arnold's patch in east London, the superintendent doesn't know w...

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    Mystery

    Jun-2016

    Ex-soldier Lee Arnold and his Muslim assistant Mumtaz Hakim run a detective agency in London's ethnically diverse, crime-ridden East End. Mumtaz is approached by an Egyptian woman, Salwa, whose husband is in Belmarsh prison on terrorism charges. Salw...

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    Mystery

    Mar-2016

    The brand-new Istanbul crime thriller staring Inspector Cetin Ikmen, 'the Morse of Istanbul' (Daily Telegraph), from Barbara Nadel. ON THE BONE is perfect for fans of Donna Leon. In Istanbul - the golden city on the Bosphorus - ancient myths and mode...

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    Thriller

    Mar-2015

    A body is found in the ruined Constantinople hippodrome: a woman, clutching a piece of red stone. She's recently given birth, but there's no sign of the baby. Inspector Cetin Ikmen discovers she was a Byzantine specialist on a crusade to protect the ...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Apr-2014

    Inspector Ikmen - 16

    The thrilling new crime novel about Inspector Ikmen from Silver Dagger Award-winning novelist Barbara NadelIstanbul is bloody in January 2012, and it only gets worse as the months pass. The murder of one eccentric man in the poor multicultural distri...

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    Suspense

    Oct-2013

    Hakim and Arnold - 2

    It is London 2012 and Stratford in the East End is at the centre of the world. But next to the Olympic Park are some of the poorest and most crime-ridden streets in the city. PI Lee Arnold and his assistant, Mumtaz Hakim, run a detective agency in a ...

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    Suspense

    Jul-2013

    Hakim and Arnold - 1

    Lee Arnold and Mumtaz Hakim run a detective agency in London's East End. But their latest case could have devastating consequences. A new client, Nasreen, has sought Hakim's help. Recently moved to a new house, and with a baby on the way, this should...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Apr-2013

    Inspector Ikmen - 15

    When Cetin Ikmen is invited to a murder mystery evening at Istanbul's famous Pera Palas Hotel he finds himself embroiled in a deadly game of life imitating art. Walking in the steps of the great Agatha Christie, Ikmen experiences fear and hatred whic...

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    Suspense

    Jan-2013

    Poor Old Frankie, Oggy and On the District are three short stories, written by Barbara Nadel, under the collective title Back to the Future. In one way or another, all the stories feature people who cannot or do not want to escape from their pasts. I...

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    Suspense

    May-2012

    Inspector ??etin Ikmen and forensic pathologist Arto Sarkissian have been friends since childhood, and their work together in Istanbul's criminal justice system has only served to cement their friendship. When they're both called to a flat to investi...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    May-2012

    Inspector Ikmen - 14

    Barbara Nadel's gripping14th Turkish crime novel tackles the treacherous and seedy underworld of Detroit's gang warfareInspectors Cetin Ikmen and Mehmet Suleyman from Istanbul are sent to a policing conference in Detroit, but little can prepare them ...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Aug-2011

    Inspector Ikmen - 13

    The brilliant13th crime novel fromthe Donna Leon of Istanbuldelves into the shocking world of honor killingIn Turkey, the police are called to the scene of what seems to be the honor killing of a young girl. Burned alive, she is not the first girl to...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Jan-2010

    Inspector Ikmen - 12

    In the 12th volume of the acclaimed Inspector Ikmenmysteries, the chain-smoking, hard-drinking Istanbul detectiveventureson to the mean streets of low-life London to solve a vicious conspiracyWhen the Istanbul police raid a counterfeit goods factory ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-2010

    A Francis Hancock Mystery - 4

    London, 1941: Francis Hancock finds the brutally eviscerated body of a woman in a derelict house in Plaistow. When a fourth woman is murdered, Francis' sister, Nancy, admits that she knew all of the victims. They were all White Feather Girls during t...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jan-2009

    A Francis Hancock Mystery - 3

    As London suffers at the hands of the German Luftwaffe during the height of the Blitz, undertaker Francis Hancock suddenly finds himself caught up in the middle of a terrifying web of murder and abduction when a young girl goes missing. He must face ...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Jan-2009

    Inspector Ikmen - 11

    Convicted murderer and drug baron Yusuf Kaya has escaped from Istanbul prison and he appears to have had inside help. Ikmen is called to investigate Kaya's contacts in the city, while Inspector Suleyman heads to Kaya's hometown of Mardin, a dangerous...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Jul-2008

    Inspector Ikmen - 10

    When Emine Aksu, the flamboyant wife of an Istanbul style guru, suddenly goes missing, Inspector Cetin Ikmen's investigation leads him deep into her strange and colorful past Emine was a hippie when she was younger, who wholeheartedly enjoyed the lib...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    2007

    Inspector Ikmen - 9

    A serial killer is stalking the streets of Istanbul, seemingly targeting gay men. A man is found dead in a hotel room, a single stab wound in his heart. Could he be a victim of the 'Peeper'? Inspector Mehmet Suleyman is assigned to the case, and i...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jul-2006

    A Francis Hancock Mystery - 2

    In the dark days of the Blitz, crime goes undercover . . . Undertaker Francis Hancock has seen the worst that humanity can do to itself. Why then does the murder of a young gypsy girl in Epping Forest move him so much? Travelers, gypsies, the homeles...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    2006

    Inspector Ikmen - 8

    A body is discovered in a cave in the remote region of Cappadocia, Turkey. The woman died of gunshot wounds, and her corpse has lain undisturbed for twenty years. Inspector Cetin Ikmen is summoned from Istanbul to investigate and discovers a complex ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jun-2005

    A Francis Hancock Mystery - 1

    October 1940. The London borough of West Ham is in the grip of yet another night of bombing, and undertaker Francis Hancock is in the grip of yet another night of temporary insanity. A veteran of World War One, Francis is forced by the nightly air ra...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    2005

    Inspector Ikmen - 7

    A naked teenage girl is found dead near the beautiful Byzantine Yoros Castle in Turkey. She has stabbed herself through the heart but there is evidence of bizarre sexual practice. In another part of Istanbul, a young boy sems to have committed suicid...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    2004

    Inspector Ikmen - 6

    Summer in Istanbul is hot. The kind of heat that can drive even the sanest people a little crazy... An elderly woman is found dead in a flat with the perfectly preserved body of a young man. In an ancient part of the Jewish quarter, two children are ...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    2003

    Inspector Ikmen - 5

    The body of a teenage girl is discovered in a cistern deep below the city of Istanbul. For the Turkish police force's most talented officer, Inspector Cetin Ikmen, this is a difficult case. The girl was his daughter's friend and her attire, that of a...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    2002

    Inspector Ikmen - 4

    A man's body, virtually decapitated, is found by the Bosphorus. His identity card names him as Rifat Berisha, an Albanian. The family is impenetrable but when Inspector Cetin Ikmen, whose mother was Albanian, consults his cousin, Samsun, he's left in...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    2001

    Inspector Ikmen - 3

    Confined to his home on sick-leave (and prevented from sneaking his beloved brandy and cigars), Inspector Ikmen of the Istanbul police is forced to hand his latest case over to his protg, the newly promoted Suleyman. That's too bad, because the arist...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    Feb-2000

    Inspector Ikmen - 1

    Tourist brochures present Istanbul as a glamorous, modern city, but the brochures don't make much mention of Balat, a decrepit neighborhood of narrow, twisting alleys and crumbling tenements. Until recently it was home to Leonid Meyer, a reclusive el...

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    Police/Detective/Law Enforcement

    2000

    Inspector Ikmen - 2

    When a brutal murder shocks Istanbul's rundown Jewish quarter, the Turkish police force unleashes their best weapon - the chain-smoking, brandy-swilling Inspector Cetin Ikmen, husband to a strict Muslim woman (who disapproves of his drinking) and lov...

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