The second in the highly-acclaimed Detective Mollel series.
When Mollel is posted to a fly-blown town on the edge of Hell's Gate national park, it looks like his career has taken a nose-dive. While investigating the death of a flower farm worker, Mollel stumbles upon a death squad wiping out local gangsters.
Forced to confront his Maasai heritage and torn between justice and loyalty, Mollel has to ask himself: in upholding the law, is he doing what is right?
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A compulsive whodunnit set in Kenya, where tribal politcs can get you killed.
Ian Rankin, Mail on Sunday
Dazzling... [Crompton] has done something near-miraculous and made the figure of the incorruptible loner-detective fresh again.
The Daily Telegraph
It’s an unusual feeling for a mystery fan to get in on a new series this good from the first book.
Cleveland Plain Dealer
As fleet-footed as the warrior himself. It will make you long for the next instalment.
The Financial Times