'A compulsive whodunnit set in Kenya, where tribal politics can get you killed' Ian Rankin Death is a fact of life in Africa's sprawling megacity - and life is cheap.
Power and wealth are in the hands of a small elite. Riven by ethnic tension, Nairobi is a tinderbox. And the looming presidential elections have set sparks flying . . . When the brutalised body of a Maasai woman turns up in a park, the overworked police write her off as another dead prostitute.
But Mollel - a good cop in a corrupt system - senses there is more to the case.
When riots sweep through the city, Mollel puts his job and his family on the line.
But this time he may have got too close . . .