A man's body, virtually decapitated, is found by the Bosphorus. His identity card names him as Rifat Berisha, an Albanian. The family is impenetrable but when Inspector Ikmen, whose mother was Albanian, consults his cousin, Samsun, he's left in little doubt that Berisha's death is likely to be the result of a fis, an implacable blood feud between rival Albanian families. Which means the blood already shed will have to be avenged. And if the Berishas or their enemies discover Ikmen is from a noted Albanian clan, some of the spilt blood might be his...
Used availability for Barbara Nadel's Deep Waters
March 2002 : UK Hardback
July 2002 : UK Mass Market Paperback
August 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
May 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
May 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition