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By Barbara Nadel

When a brutal homicide shocks Istanbul's rundown Jewish zone, the Turkish police strength unleashes their top weapon - the chain-smoking, brandy-swilling Inspector Cetin Ikmen, husband to a strict Muslim girl (who disapproves of his ingesting) and loving father of 8 (with one other at the way). With one of these colourful character and unequalled investigative powers, Ikmen would definitely sign up for the ranks of liked overseas law enforcement officials Aureilo Zen and Guido Brunetti.

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Oh correct. thanks. ” Ikmen bowed his head just a little and smiled. “You are very welcome, sir. ” prior to Cornelius left, despite the fact that, the policeman’s eyes hooked up along with his and for only a second either males remained relatively frozen in each one other’s gaze. Then with a quick cough Cornelius became away and stepped out into the hall past. As he closed the door in the back of him and Ikmen and Suleyman listened to the sound of his taking flight footsteps, Ikmen grew to become to his younger deputy and smiled. “Did you seize such a lot of that, Suleyman? ” “Most of it, sir. I’m sorry I messed my wondering up, I—” “It’s alright. ” He walked over to the window and appeared out into the road. For a couple of seconds he watched to determine even if Cornelius glided by. yet he didn’t and Ikmen gave up and grew to become again into the room back. “What are your options, Suleyman? ” “About Cornelius? He used to be very afraid, wasn’t he, sir? ” He inspiration for a second. “But then even the main blameless behave irrationally once they are available in the following. ” Ikmen scratched his head. “Yes, real. even if I don’t imagine that he used to be particularly terrified till the top of the interview. ” “Sir? ” Ikmen smiled grimly. “I locate shut curiosity within the technicalities of the loss of life penalty quite dangerous, don’t you? ” “Oh,” Suleyman spoke back. “Oh indeed,” stated Ikmen, relishing each brief syllable. * * * Ahmet Demir flung himself down in Cohen’s chair and hooked his lengthy toes less than the ground of the table. Cohen, laboriously operating his manner in the course of the best drawer of a submitting cupboard, mumbled via a cigarette, “Get out of my chair, Demir. ” His phrases fell upon deaf ears. Demir driven himself deeper into the chair and bought cozy. “What are you doing after paintings this night, Cohen? ” “Is it your small business? ” “If it consists of beautiful Swedish girls, certain. ” Cohen became clear of the submitting cupboard and gave Demir one in all his world-weary and bloodshot stares. occasionally he hated his personal acceptance. each sex-starved little constable within the position got here to him for suggestion or desired to exit at the pick-up with him. Demir, along with his lengthy, lanky physique and face like a goat, was once a selected inflammation. For a few strange cause the fellow suggestion he used to be beautiful, a minimum of he attempted to act as though he did. yet then operating for forensics maybe sharpened a person’s expertise for self-deception. in any case, on a daily basis of the week the lads down there needed to faux that the dreadful smells that observed their paintings didn’t exist. It was once very important for survival. yet forensics apart they have been all an unsightly bunch, all of Cohen’s “fans. ” He wouldn’t have minded lots if at the least one in every of them have been nonetheless younger, for at 40 he was once commencing to have hassle attracting girls himself and counting on attraction and delightful sexual strategy merely labored if he operated on my own or in live performance with a more youthful and extra beautiful guy. yet Demir, at any age, had by no means stood a prayer. “Well, Cohen? ” The door to the workplace swung open and Suleyman entered. He smiled at them either and Cohen smiled again. Ah, his favourite individual, the fellow to head out at the pull with—if in simple terms he could come.

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