The Kiss Murder

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Penguin, Dec 30, 2008 - Fiction - 256 pages
4 Reviews
The Number One Ladies' Detective Agencymeets Pedro Almodovar in this outrageous new series featuring an ultraglamorous sleuth

Bestsellers in Mehmet Murat Somer's home country of Turkey and set to take the world by storm, the arrival of the Hop-Çiki-Yaya mysteries is cause for excitement (and lip gloss!) here in the United States. A male computer technician by day and a transvestite hostess of Istanbul's most notorious nightclub by night, the unnamed heroine of The Kiss Murder is the most charming and hilarious sleuth to debut in recent memory. When Buse, one of the "girls"at her club, fears someone is after private letters from a former lover, she comes to her boss for help. The next day Buse is dead and our girl must find the murderers before they find her. Fortunately, she is well armed with beauty, wit, the wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn, and expert Thai kickboxing skills. With a page-turning plot and an irresistibly charming protagonist, The Kiss Murder is sure to attract mystery lovers and nightlife mavens alike.

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Review: The Kiss Murder (Hop-Çiki-Yaya #1)

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Stylish, charismatic, could be described as vapid. Entertaining and refreshingly free of an airtight plot. Read full review

Review: The Kiss Murder (Hop-Çiki-Yaya #1)

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Glamorous Turkish drag queen (whose day job is as a computer consultant) attempts to unravel the mystery behind a colleague's murder, and unwittingly discovers a web of blackmail and political ... Read full review


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Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26

Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 27
Chapter 28
Chapter 29
Chapter 30
Chapter 31
Chapter 32
Chapter 33
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