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The Bag Carrier

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Summary

A dead body in the prayer hall of a mosque isn't the best start to the day for anyone. But for Detective Inspector Harold Porter it's all in a day's work. The problem is that DI Porter has been given a new partner - a young Muslim detective by the name of Mohammed Salim Nasri. 

Nasri and Porter are both British and both cops, but they look at the world - and the case - from completely different viewpoints. And when that case includes Islamic terrorists and knife-wielding fanatics that can only mean problems. 

As Porter and Nasri work to solve the case, MI5 is watching over their shoulders, and one wrong move could mean a major terrorist incident.

©2019 Stephen Leather (P)2019 Isis Publishing Ltd

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thrilling story. one story from 2 different sides.

love love love this book. so very different from any other book out there. Amazing

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Uncharacteristic poor novel

I usually enjoy a Steven Leather novel but this one i found really annoying one dymentiodnal stereotypical characters the racist police officers/staff. I didn't find the split narration added anything apart from making the story difficult to follow.

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Very Disappointing!

Not up to the usual exciting standard that I have come to expect from Stephen Leather. Poor, I'm afraid!

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Not up to the usual standard

I enjoy Stephen Leather’s books and have read most of them, however, this is the first one I have found disappointing. The story is very thin and the characterisations lack depth.