M. H. Baylis
When Mina, a Kurdish student acitivist, plunges in flames from the top floor of Wood Green Shopping City, it is widely assumed to be a political protest. But local reporter Rex Tracey, who knew the dead girl, doesn't buy it. His suspicions mount when a council whistleblower meets a similarly ugly end.
As he investigates, the sleuthing journalist with the chequered past and the penchant for Polish lager is sucked into a world of honour killings, corrupt officials, and clashing traditions.