Friday, February 24, 2012
1) Goodwin, Jason. An Evil Eye: An Investigator Yashim Mystery. 2012. Picador. Paperback: 328 pages. Price: $15.00 U.S.
SUMMARY: It’s Istanbul in 1839, and as the new sultan installs his harem in the palace, the intrepid investigator Yashim is set adrift on the swirling currents of loyalty and betrayal. The dramatic treachery of Fevzi Ahmet, the admiral of the fleet, brings Yashim up against the one man he has ever hated…the only man he has ever feared.
Drawn ever deeper into the closed and mysterious world of the Sultan’s harem, Yashim must search for a secret that could save a life or destroy an empire. An Evil Eye is a heart-pounding mystery of exotic Istanbul and a riveting journey into a veiled realm.
RECOMMENDATION: This is the fourth book in the Investigator Yashim series. If you have an interest in fictional historical mysteries, you might enjoy this book.