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Turn a blind eye / Vicky Newham.

By: Newham, Vicky.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: DI Maya Rahman ; 1.Publisher: London, England HQ, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., 2019Description: 400 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780008240707; 0008240701.Subject(s): Policewomen -- Fiction | Women detectives -- England -- London -- Fiction | Serial murder investigation -- Fiction | Teachers -- Crimes against -- Fiction | East End (London, England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 823.92 Summary: "A headmistress is found strangled in her East London school, her death the result of a brutal and ritualistic act of violence. Found at the scene is a single piece of card, written upon which is an ancient Buddhist precept: I shall abstain from taking the ungiven. At first, DI Maya Rahman can’t help but hope this is a tragic but isolated murder. Then, the second body is found. Faced with a community steeped in secrets and prejudice, and with a serial killer on her hands, Maya must untangle the cryptic messages left at the crime scenes to solve the deadly riddle behind the murders – before the killer takes another victim." -- Publisher description.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

SHORTLISTED FOR THE JOHN CREASEY DEBUT DAGGER AWARD 2019

'The first in a promising series'Sunday Times

'Remarkable' Paul Finch;

'Impressive'Daily Mail;

A headmistress is found strangled in an East London school, the victim of a ritualistic act of violence. Found at the scene is a single piece of card, upon which is written an ancient Buddhist precept:

I SHALL ABSTAIN FROM TAKING THE UNGIVEN.

At first, DI Maya Rahman can't help but hope this is a tragic but isolated murder. Then, the second body is found.

Faced with a community steeped in secrets and prejudice, Maya must untangle the cryptic messages left at the crime scenes to solve the deadly riddle behind the murders - before the killer strikes again.

Turn a Blind Eye is the first book in a brand-new series set in East London and starring DI Maya Rahman.

"A headmistress is found strangled in her East London school, her death the result of a brutal and ritualistic act of violence. Found at the scene is a single piece of card, written upon which is an ancient Buddhist precept: I shall abstain from taking the ungiven. At first, DI Maya Rahman can’t help but hope this is a tragic but isolated murder. Then, the second body is found. Faced with a community steeped in secrets and prejudice, and with a serial killer on her hands, Maya must untangle the cryptic messages left at the crime scenes to solve the deadly riddle behind the murders – before the killer takes another victim." -- Publisher description.