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The Star of Istanbul

(2013)
(The second book in the Christopher Marlowe Cobb series)
A novel by

 
The first World War is underway; Germany has allied with the Ottoman Empire, and the Turkish caliphs have declared jihad on the British Empire. Meanwhile, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson hesitates to enter the fray. Aboard the passenger liner Lusitania, war correspondent and American spy Kit Cobb has been assigned to shadow a German intellectual and possible covert agent who is believed to have information vital to the war effort. During the voyage Cobb is smitten with famed actress Selene Bourgani, who inexplicably seems to be working for the Germans.

Cobb soon realizes this simple actress is anything but, as she harbors secrets that could pour gasoline on a world already in flames. From the doomed voyage of the Lusitania to the darkest corners of London to the powder keg that is Istanbul, Cobb must venture deep behind enemy lines and use all the cunning in his possession to uncover Bourgani's true motives.

Genre: Historical Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Star of Istanbul: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 0-8021-2155-1 / 978-0-8021-2155-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mysterious Press
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Star of Istanbul, The
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 1-84344-567-0 / 978-1-84344-567-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: No Exit Press
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October 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Star of Istanbul: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 0-8021-2157-8 / 978-0-8021-2157-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

October 2013 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Star of Istanbul: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 1-62231-180-9 / 978-1-62231-180-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Star of Istanbul: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller, Book 2
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

October 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Star of Istanbul: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller, Book 2
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

March 2015 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Star of Istanbul (A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller)
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: No Exit Press
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Star of Istanbul: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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