477 pp., paperback, New York, 2013
Detectives David "Kubu" Bengu and Samantha Khama investigate the disappearance of young girls in Botswana.
"Readers may be lured to Africa by the landscape, but it takes a great character like Kubu to win our loyalty." New York Times Book Review
Michael Stanely is the writing team of Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip. Michael Sears was born in Johannesburg, grew up in Cape Town and Nairobi, and teaches at the University of the Witwatersrand. Stanely Trollip was also born in Johannesburg and before retiring taught at universities in the USA. He divides his times between Knysna, South Africa, and Minneapolis, Minnesota.