Author: Mukoma Wa Ngugi
No of Pages: 136
Publication Date: 19th August, 2013
When a young woman is found dead on the doorstep of a Rwandan professor in Madison, USA, Ishmael Fofona, an African-American detective, is on the case. Following an anonymous tip-off, the detective soon finds himself chasing shadows in the Nairobi underworldwhere violence is a part of everyday life, money can put you above the law and police shoot first and ask questions later. Partnering with local detective “O” and falling in love with the sultry singer, Muddy, Ishmael comes to quickly learn that in Nairobi, knowing the truth may set you free – if it doesn’t get you killed first.
Nairobi Heat is a gripping page-turner set in one of the most vibrant cities in the world, and the first book in the new Cassava Crime series.