324pp., paperback, London, 2015
A new Detective Kubu thriller set in Botswana, in which Kubu's father is murdered.
"Kubu returns with a vengeance - but what is prowling in the darkness of Botswana is more dangerous that the four-legged predators. Then there are the Chinese who just may be the most dangerous of all...I love it!" Charles Todd, author of the Ian Rutledge and Bess Crawford mysteries
"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 Sigurdardattir, author of "I Remember You"
Michael Stanley is the team of Micheal Sears and Stanley Trollip, both born in South Africa. Their other books include "Carrion Death", "Death of the Mantis" and "Deadly Harvest".