Sibanda and the Black Sparrowhawk - C. M. Elliott (Paperback)

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When a skinned body is discovered on the side of the railway line deep in the Matabele bush, Detective Inspector Jabulani Sibanda, along with his sidekicks, Sergeant Ncube and the troublesome Land Rover, Miss Daisy, are back on the trail of a murderer.

Product Details

Barcode
9781431402632
Department
Books
Released
15 Aug 2017
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Authors
C. M. Elliot
C. M. Elliott
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Language
English
Number of Pages
240
Dimensions
235 x 155 x 155mm

Annotation

When a skinned body is discovered on the side of the railway line deep in the Matabele bush, Detective Inspector Jabulani Sibanda, along with his sidekicks, Sergeant Ncube and the troublesome Land Rover, Miss Daisy, are back on the trail of a murderer.

Summary

Crime writing steeped in the African bush will keep you guessing and laughing in turns.When a skinned body is discovered on the side of the railway line deep in the Matabele bush, Detective Inspector Jabulani Sibanda, along with his sidekicks, Sergeant Ncube and the troublesome Land Rover, Miss Daisy, is back on the trail of a murderer. As more girls go missing and more bones are discovered, Sibanda realises they are dealing with the signature of a vicious serial killer who chooses the train as his killing field.Suspects abound, and the trio pursues the leads relentlessly, but the warped psychopath is elusive. Has Sibanda met his match? To complicate matters, his unrequited love interest, Berry Barton, is back on his radar, Gubu police station politics are as partisan as ever and Sgt Ncube, in an attempt to equal the brilliance of his boss, has discovered the wonders of the Oxford English Dictionary, to hilarious results.With winter tightening its grip, and drought and hardship threatening the population, Sibanda uses a risky strategy to trap his nemesis. Can he pull it off?The adventures come thick, fast and furious, punctuated by Sibanda&;s explosive sarcasm and Ncube&;s explosive gut, as once again we are plunged into the wildlife world that Miss Daisy tolerates, the detective revels in and the sergeant fears so desperately.

Fiction

General Subject
Crime/Thrillers
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Crime
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / General
BIC Classification 2
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

CM Elliott was born in England, emigrated to Australia and completed an Honours degree in French Studies at the University of Western Australia. She moved to Zimbabwe and pioneered a tourism business, based in and around Hwange National Park.