Bechet Kaya’s book four in the Jack Ludefance series, Murder in Buckhead, follows PI Jack’s all-action mysteries proceedings, resonates with the author’s knotty narrative, sparkling characters, and the ever-still place of realism as to the basic human aspirations.
Buckhead, a district within Atlanta that boasts many high-end residences and businesses, is the scene of the discovery of a body. As the meticulous detective Shamir Turner assesses the circumstances of the alleged suicide of Casey Ray Olmsted, the son of the influential US Senator Bartholomew Jeremie Olmsted, he is certain of foul play (all shreds of evidence are contrary to the suicide claim). In the wake of Senator Olmsted’s request not to proceed with the investigation of his son’s death (since it’s a suicide), Turner has no choice but to do nothing (well, just officially…). Meanwhile, in his mid-40s, private investigator Jack Ludefance from Florida receives a phone call from Scarlet Olmsted asking him to look into the ‘real’ deed behind his son Casey’s death. Blaire Olmsted, Casey’s widower, issues a second exhortation, pleading with Ludefance to probe the senator (her father-in-law) who is after her life.
Amidst the seemingly well-heeled proceedings of the murder-mystery investigation, Ludefance makes some unexpected discoveries about the case that goes against his reasoning. Blaire puzzles him with her switch between slyly seductive innuendos and her innocent persona, genuinely concerned about the senator and the threats he makes (a devious diva or an innocent suspect?). Additionally, not only has Blaire become a thorn in the motive of concealing the true story behind Casey’s death, but Jack has also become part of the follow-ups and death threats. In a bind, Ludefance must deal with two situations that both get in the way of the corrupt and wicked Senator, who believes in getting rid of any weeds that might stand in the way of his objectives. With Rudy, the young expert hacker, Turner, the ever-ardent detective, and many incidental characters on board, the plot follows Jack’s adventure to unravel the mysterious death of Casey – suicide or murder, or is there an entirely different angle to the case?
Through the luxury settings of Atlanta, the criminal underworld, and (not to overlook) the various eateries and human basic appetites for delicacies and meals, the author weaves an interesting tale that goes beyond a mere murder mystery riddle. All of the characters reveal their true selves in their own sexuality, backgrounds, and social positions, whether expressing natural human passion, appetite, or wrestling with their inner conflicts. Despite being a minor force behind the propagation of the murder mystery, the plot’s plethora of characters, including Rudy with his subtle fatherly relationship with Jack, Cindy, Jack’s sexual interest, as well as Turner and County Sheriff Lawson (aka Hiker), the ideal professionals and boon companions, provide enrichment to the plot with their unique presence and personalities.
Murder in Buckhead is the four book in the Jack Ludefance series written by the talented author Behcet Kaya whose literature I have loved for some years now! Murder in Buckhead is a stunning addition to the series and an incredible piece of literature that enthralled, entertained, and engrossed me from the very beginning! Everything about Murder in Buckhead was exciting, such as the characters, the setting of Buckhead, and the world the reader gets thrown into. Behcet Kaya has once again managed to write an excellent and compelling murder mystery tale and that is one of the many reasons I recommend Murder in Buckhead.
Murder in Buckhead is a thrilling piece of literature that will captivate readers from all genres thanks to the many themes that are interwoven between the pages. Murder in Buckhead can only be described as a read that should not be missed if you love thrillers, mystery, and crime tales and I can happily say you will regret not reading this book if you love any of these genres!
Murder in Buckhead is a compelling addition to the Jack Ludefance series written by the talented Behcet Kaya that will once again whisk you away on a murder mystery that will have you guessing and shocked at every turn. In Murder in Buckhead, the reader will be immersed in the district of Buckhead in Atlanta where detective Shamir Turner investigates the apparent suicide of Casey Ray Olmsted. Turner’s investigation however shows that this was not a suicide and is certain of foul play, but when the victim’s father and US Senator ask Turner not to proceed with the investigation, he has no choice…officially.
This leads the reader to once again be reunited with private investigator Jack Ludefance who gets involved in this mysterious case when Scarlet Olmsted asks him to look into the real reason behind Casey’s death. The reader will follow Ludefance on his investigation to find out what really happened to Casey and what follows is a shocking tale with many twists and turns and this book lovers is the short premise of the excellent murder mystery novel Murder in Buckhead!
The story laced throughout the pages of Murder in Buckhead is a magnificent one that is full of many exciting moments and many twists and turns that leave you on the edge of your seat. As the reader gets lost between the pages, they will be kept on edge thanks to the unexpected turns and twists that will ensure you keep reading until the end… and that is one of the many amazing qualities of Murder in Buckhead!
The excellent author of this novel, time and time again proves why he is an incredible crime and mystery writer that is never once predictable and always keeps his stories fresh and exciting. Behcet Kaya effortlessly takes the reader on a thrilling journey and his words manage to keep you intrigued as well as entertained as you race through the book. It makes Murder in Buckhead a book impossible to put down, you want to be reunited with the story and the characters and the dark goings-on thanks to its addictive and compelling nature, and this is all thanks to Kaya’s excellent literature.
That is why I have no choice but to award this book five stars! It is truly a gem that stands out amongst the mystery and crime genre from a wonderful author who manages to hook you with every detail. Be sure to have a read of the preview and check out the rest of the books by the sensational author – you won’t regret it!
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