The Disappeared

Written by Sibel Hodge — How far would you go for a bar of chocolate? I’m guessing not as far as some of the people…

Interview: HJ Golakai

Hawa Jande Golakai is a crime novelist and clinical scientist from Liberia. She featured in the prestigious Africa 39 Project via which the Hay Festival…

The Idol of Mombasa

Written By Annamaria Altieri — Set in 1912 in the British Protectorate of East Africa (now Kenya), The Idol of Mombasa is Alfieri’s second novel featuring Justin and…

A Death in the Family

Written by Michael Stanley — Talk about explosive beginnings! This time it gets very personal indeed. Assistant Superintendent David Bengu in Botswana – aka Kubu, meaning…

Die Again

Written by Tess Gerritsen — The last crime novel that I read which was set in Botswana was one of the No1 Ladies Detective Agency series,…

A Song from Dead Lips

Written by William Shaw — Crime writers are occasionally given to complaining about how technology has made life harder when it comes to plotting. Many…

NTN: The Honey Guide

Written by Richard Crompton — Released on St Valentine’s Day this year, The Honey Guide is Richard Crompton’s debut and it’s been getting some love…

Solo

Written by William Boyd — Solo is the latest of the James Bond continuation novels, which far outnumber the original books but have never matched…

Deadly Harvest

Written by Michael Stanley — Through the auspices of Alexander McCall Smith and his wonderful creation Mma Precious Ramotswe of The No1 Ladies’ Detective Agency…