Dotan Naor made a bet with Willy Mizrachi that he can locate his missing son. Willy is a ruthless arms dealer, and his son has settled as in the Himalayas.
Ya’ara Stein, a disgraced Mossad agent, has been tagged by the Israeli prime minister to create a secret squad answerable only to him.
The author casts a wide net across Israeli society when it comes to solving the murder Anat is working on. Anat is a strong protagonist who loves her job and has to deal with rampant sexism of her co-workers and her superiors who have half her intelligence.
My family members heard the story and were amazed. “You have to write about it,” my mother determined. I had my doubts. This is the problem with true stories: they aren’t credible. Readers would consider the story absurd if they read it in a novel. “Give me a different story,” I asked my sister. “That’s all I’ve got,” she said, and took a bite of chicken.
Lineup by Liad Shoham is the American debut of the Israeli author. A quiet Tel-Aviv street is rocked by a brutal rape which leaves the police baffled since no eyewitnesses, clues or suspects exist. The victim’s father refuses to admit defeat and starts his own investigation when he notices a man acting strangely in the vicinity of his daughter’s apartment.
Dr. Amin Jafaari is a well-respected Arab who is an Israeli citizen and successful surgeon in a Tel Aviv hospital. One day a massive suicide attack happens close by which mobilizes the whole hospital. After getting home from a very long shift, Dr. Jafaari is woken up asking to come identify his wife’s body who has been killed in the attack