Murder in Hebrew (Paperback)

Crime thriller set in the Carmel Market in Israel

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Book Details

Weight 380 g
Dimensions 21 × 14.85 × 1.9 cm

About The Author

Cohen (Lilian)

Cohen (Lilian)

Lilian Cohen is a Melbourne-based writer who returned to Australia after living in Israel for most of her adult life. After spending time on a kibbutz in the Jezreel Valley, she and her husband moved to Haifa where she taught English language and literature until her retirement. Deciding to focus on her writing, she completed a Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing in Melbourne, winning second prize in the 2017 Boroondara Open Short Story competition. Her poetry and short stories have been published in Australia, Israel and the USA. 'Murder in Hebrew' is her first crime novel.

After watching news footage of a violent incident involving homeless men in Tel Aviv, investigative journalist Eli Marcusa decides to go undercover to research material for articles he plans to write about their plight. Assuming the guise of a down-and-outer in Tel Aviv’s Carmel Market, he is grudgingly given space in an abandoned shed by a small group of homeless men who gradually reveal their stories.

A chance encounter with his nemesis from a previous exposé lands him in hospital, coinciding with the discovery of a badly burned body in the shed. When circumstantial evidence leads police to identify Eli as the victim, the case becomes more complex as more murders are committed.

Police now have to find the link …