The Persian by Gordon Watt
Approx. 85,230 words.
Published on January 11, 2011.
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Vahsalan Sahar arrives from Tehran to begin an art scholarship at the renowned Monarch’s Academy in London.
He is only faintly aware of the awful deaths hitting the news as he settles in, but when he wakes up beside the next victim, apparently dead at Vas’ hands, he's drawn into a tangled series of events which seem designed to make him appear to be the killer.