“Like an African drumbeat … the tale spins and twists toward a gasping conclusion … A MUST READ.” -Joan Johnston, NYT Best Selling Author
A scream pierces the night sending the small Mother of Angels Convent into turmoil. Annabelle Chase, a visiting Denver crime reporter, notifies local authorities of the bizarre murder in the locked down convent. South African Detective Baloyi, returning from the University of Texas with a fresh criminal justice degree, leads the investigation. Annabelle believes the only nun with motive is her best friend, Sister Bridget, implicated from previous accusations by the dead Nigerian nun. Annabelle must prove Bridget’s innocence, throwing both her and Baloyi into a chilling world of machete-wielding ritual killers.
“Appealing characters and settings enhance this unnerving murder mystery.” -Kirkus Reviews
“The mystique of Africa comes alive in this gripping mystery featuring an American immersed in a different culture. Full of action, suspense, romance and intrigue.” -Mike Befeler