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Deadly Harvest
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Deadly Harvest (Paperback)

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A young girl goes missing after getting into a car with a mysterious man. Soon after, a second girl disappears, and her devastated father, Witness, sets out to seek revenge. As the trail goes cold, Samantha Khama - new recruit to the Botswana Criminal Investigation Department - suspects the girl was killed for muti, the traditional African medicine usually derived from plants, sometimes animals, and, recently and most chillingly, human parts.

When the investigation gets personal, Samantha enlists opera-loving wine connoisseur Assistant Superintendent David `Kubu' Bengu to help her dig into the past. As they begin to discover a pattern to the disappearances, there is another victim, and Kubu and Samantha are thrust into a harrowing race to stop a serial killer who has only one thing in mind...





`Compelling and deceptively written...' New York Journal of Books



`Richly atmospheric ... a gritty depiction of corruption and deception' Publishers Weekly



`A wonderful, original voice - McCall Smith with a dark edge and even darker underbelly' Peter James



`Under the African sun, Michael Stanley's Detective Kubu investigates crimes as dark as the darkest of Nordic Noir. Call it Sunshine Noir, if you will - a must read' Yrsa Sigurdardottir



`Intelligent, dark and compelling - among the best of today's crime fiction' Quentin Bates

Fiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersClassic crimeFiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersPolitical / legal thriller Publisher: Orenda Books Publication Date: 15/05/2016 ISBN-13: 9781910633441  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Michael Stanley is the writing team of Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip. Both were born in South Africa and have worked in academia and business. Stanley was an educational psychologist, specialising in the application of computers to teaching and learning, and is a pilot. Michael specialises in image processing and remote sensing, and teaches at the University of the Witwatersrand. On a flying trip to Botswana, they watched a pack of hyenas hunt, kill and devour a wildebeest, eating both flesh and bones. That gave them the premise for their first mystery, A Carrion Death, which introduced Detective `Kubu' Bengu of the Botswana Criminal Investigation Department. It was a finalist for five awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger. The series has been critically acclaimed, and their third book, Death of the Mantis, won the Barry Award for Best Paperback Original mystery and was a finalist for an Edgar award. Deadly Harvest was a finalist for an International Thriller Writers' award. A Death in the Family and Dying to Live are the latest in the Detective Kubu series, published in 2017 by Orenda Books. For information about Botswana, the book and its protagonist, and to sign up for an occasional newsletter, please visit www.detectivekubu.com. Visit Michael Stanley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MichaelStanleyBooks, and on Twitter @detectivekubu.

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