256pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020
Young adult novel about a boy who goes to live with his aunt after his mother's sudden disappearance. When a stranger tries to abduct him from the farm, he is saved by the housekeeper, who tells him that he is in danger and must flee to the Kalimbula Valley and find the wise man Ngandu in his cave.
Constant van Graan is a lecturer in Forensic Accounting at North West University. He is an author and a part-time singer and songwriter in the group Pelican State.