The Kiss Murder




      The Kiss Murder
The Number One Ladies Detective Agencymeets Pedro Almodovar in this outrageous new series featuring an ultraglamorous sleuthBestsellers in Mehmet Murat Somer s home country of Turkey and set to take the world by storm, the arrival of the Hop iki 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. Read The Kiss Murder – bluevapours.co.uk

Mehmet Murat Somer was born in Ankara in 1959 After graduating from university, he worked for a short time as an engineer, and for an extended period as a banker Since 1994, he has been a management consultant, conducting corporate seminars on management skills and personal development When not working out in the hammam, he writes books in the Hop Ciki Yaya series, of which there are now 6.

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  • Paperback
  • 245 pages
  • The Kiss Murder
  • Mehmet Murat Somer
  • English
  • 13 February 2017
  • 0143114727

10 thoughts on “ The Kiss Murder

  1. Blue says:

    I will give it 3 stars and actually explain why Certainly the combination of transvestites and drag queens working girls, really with Istanbul places this book on a shelf of its own It deserves some attention due to the unusual characters and settings, though the descriptions of some seem highly unlikely, having grown up in Istanbul The girls certainly seem to enjoy a freedom and lack of abuse that I find incredulous As open minded as Istanbul dwellers may be uhm, not really And of c I will give it 3 stars and actually explain why Certainly the combination of transvestites and drag queens working girls, really with Istanbul places this book on a shelf of its own It deserves some attention due to the unusual characters and settings, though the descriptions of some seem highly unlikely, having grown up in Istanbul The girls certainly seem to enjoy a freedom and lack of abuse that I find incredulous As open minded as Istanbul dwellers may be uhm, not really And of course, the men the copious amount of men running after, pining after the main character seems rather unlikely, no matter how stunningly Audrey Hepburn she may be Don t get me wrong, we are talking about an Istanbul where the transvestites were on so much demand from the married, straight manly men, of course that the other prostitutes were ratting them out to eh police to take back the market So I am not saying that it is unlikely that macho Turkish men would be pining after our heroine, ...

  2. Blake Fraina says:

    Despite the fact that I never read murder mysteries or spy thrillers, I picked this one up because the stylish cover illustration promised something a bitexotic I was expecting a cross pollination of The Avengers, To Wong Foo and that madcap international caper film, Topkapi, but what I got was a pretty stand...

  3. Beth says:

    I enjoyed the quirkiness of the main character the uniqueness of a mystery coupled with the fun, campy drag culture especially since it was set in conservative Turkey The ending wasn t great, but I m betting the series will get better as it continues If it had continued on as it did in the beginning, I would have loved itHowever, this was the first book for the author so I m going to cut him a little slack I m hoping he ll hit his stride with the next in the series it ll I enjoyed the quirkiness of the main character the uniqueness of a mystery coupled with the fun, campy drag culture especially since it was set in conservative Turkey The ending wasn t great, but I m betting the series will get better as it continu...

  4. Urbaer says:

    Abandoned about half way through.The cover is fantastic.This was a slog and I sometimes had to wonder if I was really reading a mystery novel Once I got halfway through, saw that it was supposed to be hilarious I hadn t seen anything that looked like a joke.And it didn t really feel like she was investigating anything really There didn t seem to be all that much stakes and I couldn t work out why someone who was being paid to be a white hat hacker wasn t using those skills to investigate t Abandoned about half way through.The cover is fantastic.This was a slog and I sometimes had to wonder if I was really reading a mystery novel Once I got halfway through, saw that it was supposed to be hilarious I hadn t seen anything that looked like a joke.And it didn t really feel like she was investigating anything really There didn t seem...

  5. Beth says:

    This unusual novel is set in relatively modern times in Istanbul The main character is a drag queen club owner as well as a detective The other characters are also dancers and party goers at the club One of them is murdered and the narrator lead character is hot on the case Th...

  6. K says:

    I know this is supposed to be an over the top coquettish romp through a murder mystery, but because the suicide rate for transgender people stands at 41% and the life expectancy of transgender people is 30 32 years, it was hard to enjoy the wi...

  7. CRM says:

    Once it got going, a thoroughly enjoyable read I like the author s style and I feel I am really going around the different parts of Istanbul Great atmosphere Look forward to others in the series.

  8. Cigdem says:

    I liked the social critique which I suspect the real reason the author wrote these books. enjoyed the first half of the book.

  9. Jack Heath says:

    Synopsis our amateur sleuth debuts a male computer technician by day and a transvestite hostess at Istanbul s most notorious nightclub by night.

  10. Lydia G says:

    Really cute and fun I m going to read the whole series.

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