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A Killing Winter

(2015)
(The first book in the Inspector Akyl Borubaev series)
A novel by

 
In this stylish neo-noir set in the mountainous Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan, hard-bitten inspector Akyl Borubaev mourns the recent death of his beloved wife--the only humanizing force in his otherwise bleak life as a homicide dective in Bishkek.

As he struggles to face his personal pain, Borubaev is assigned to investigate the murder of a young woman whose horribly mutilated body is found dumped in a public park. When Borubaev discovers the woman is the only daughter of Mikhail Tynaliev, the powerful and ruthless Minister of State Security, he realizes the case will probably destroy him, regardless of where the evidence leads.

Borubaev begins making enemies everywhere he turns, even as he is aided by a motley assortment of dangerous cutthroats: his wife's uncle Kursan, whose cross-border smuggling is the stuff of local legend; the explosive police chief, who wants the case solved as soon as possible; Saltanat, a beautiful and deadly agent of the Uzbek Security Service; an entire police force of bent cops; and members of the Kyrgyz mafia.

All of which would just be another day in the life of Akyl Borubaev--if the investigation didn't turn up a blood-chilling connection to multiple homicides across Kyrgyzstan--including one on a Russian military base.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: A Killing Winter (An Akyl Borubaev novel)
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
ISBN: 1-62365-390-8 / 978-1-62365-390-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2015 : UK Hardback
Title: A Killing Winter: An Inspector Akyl Borubaev Thriller (1)
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
ISBN: 1-84866-975-5 / 978-1-84866-975-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

September 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: A Killing Winter (An Akyl Borubaev novel)
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
ISBN: 1-68144-323-6 / 978-1-68144-323-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2015 : UK Paperback
Title: A Killing Winter: An Inspector Akyl Borubaev Thriller (1)
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
ISBN: 1-78429-998-7 / 978-1-78429-998-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2015 : UK Paperback
Title: A Killing Winter: An Inspector Akyl Borubaev Thriller (1)
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
ISBN: 1-78429-057-2 / 978-1-78429-057-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

April 2016 : USA Audio CD
Title: A Killing Winter
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
ISBN: 1-68144-227-2 / 978-1-68144-227-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon CA   

February 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: A Killing Winter
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon   

February 2015 : UK Audio edition
Title: A Killing Winter
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: A Killing Winter
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

February 2015 : UK Kindle edition
Title: A Killing Winter: An Inspector Akyl Borubaev Thriller (1)
Author(s): Tom Callaghan
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   



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