Death of an Effendi (Mamur Zapt Mysteries) (Paperback)

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It's 1909, and Cairo is the murder capital of the world. Deaths are two a piastre. But the death of an effendi is something different. Effendis—the Egyptian elite—are important. Especially if they happen to be foreign.

When effendi Tvardovsky is shot at a gathering of financiers in Crocodilopolis, the ancient City of the Crocodiles, Mamur Zapt Gareth Owen—Chief of Cairo's Secret Police—is called in to investigate. In some countries, if someone goes for a walk or a boat ride with the Head of the Secret Police and doesn't come back, it's best not to ask any questions. And there are powerful people who might prefer Tvardovsky dead.

There are still crocodiles—of all kinds—in Egypt. And when the crocodiles start cooperating, it's time to really watch out....

Product Details
ISBN: 9781590581780
ISBN-10: 1590581784
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publication Date: November 17th, 2011
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Mamur Zapt Mysteries