Music

Here are some of the playlists I made while writing my novels:

The Silence of Scheherazade

After
Rain

At the
Breakfast Table

Summer
Heat

Videos

You can enjoy the videos made for some of my books here:

The Silence of Scheherazade

Summer Heat

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Book Tours

In Turkey I take my readers to the places that inspire me for the scenes of my novels:

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My first encounter with old Smyrna map at the Estia Nea Smirnis in Athens

I'm reading The Silence of Scheherazade in front of the Old English Hospital

At the Old Aydın Train Station

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Once upon a time here was Agia Katerina Church

Dreaming of old Smyrna

Researching old Smyrna in new Izmir, a bit of a detective work is sometimes needed

This is how I studied old Smyrna

At a tree which survived the Great Fire of Smyrna

Chatting with readers on the branches of a tree, which could make it to today, from the Agia Katerina district

Looking for a house for my characters in Istanbul

At the Smyrna Quay

Imagining Edith Lamarck in Bournabat

At the old Aydın Station

With my dear readers

In front of the Christos Monastery at Prinkipo, with readers of At the Breakfast Table

At the station across Edith’s house

Reading at the old Agia Katerina district

Taking readers around Prinkipo, where my novel At the Breakfast Table takes place

Reading from Summer Heat in the Greek highschool of Fanari

Taking Summer Heat readers to Byzantium times

By the old Byzantium city walls of Istanbul I am reading a piece from Summer Heat

Old Turkish Neighbourhood

Meeting with the readers in Smyrna

Sumbul's Old House

Streets of Istanbul—always my inspiration

Dreaming of old Smyrna under an ancient magnolia tree

While taking readers of The Silence of Scheherazade around the streets of old Smyrna

Researching old Smyrna in new Izmir, a bit of a detective work is sometimes needed

Concluding the Tour in İzmir

Taking the Street Car with the readers

Chatting with the Readers

With readers at the Menzilhane Inn, where Avinash stays

At the Old Kasaba Train Station

In front of the Mansion with Tower

On the Magnoia Tree

Where Scheherazade meets Hilmi Rahmi