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A Grain of Salt on the Princes Islands

Lawrence Goodman

 

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In the third installment of his comic mystery series set on Istanbul's Princes' Islands, Lawrence Goodman brings back many characters from the earlier volumes - private detective Ibrahim Gül, police inspector Osman Ilik, amateur sleuths Everett and Lily Blum, among others - and introduces Tod Perez, a Las Vegas gambler on the run, who works against time as he searches for a fortune stashed in Istanbul by his Aunt Jane's late husband, a secretive Turk with a shady past.

 

The zany plot - with Tod disguised as his aunt - takes the reader into the worlds of high-stakes gambling, spiritualism, and Istanbul's seamy underworld.  When Tod has nearly reached his goal, the mob closes in and the plot spirals to a wild and unexpected conclusion.

 

The growing audience for Goodman's comic romps will welcome this delightful continuation of the saga.

 

Read all four books in the series:

Sweet Confusion on the Princes Islands

Sour Grapes on the Princes Islands

A Grain of Salt on the Princes Islands

Something Bitter on the Princes Islands

 

 

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