The Score: A Vee Johnson Mystery

The Score: A Vee Johnson Mystery

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In this fabulous follow-up to the internationally acclaimed The Lazarus Effect, newspaper reporter Vee Johnson reprieves her role as Cape Town's most feisty female investigator. Vee and her ever-faithful sidekick, Chl e Bishop, have been banished from City Chronicle's newsroom to review a tourist lodge in sleepy Oudtshoorn. But Vee and Chl e are barely checked in to their rooms when the first body is discovered... hanging from a tree, with Vee's purple silk scarf used as a noose. But is it suicide or strangulation? As Vee investigates the death, she is pulled into a bewildering world of conferences and corruption, dog-walking and drug addiction, break-ins and black economic empowerment. And all this whilst juggling the two men in her love life. The Score is a unique combination of sex, intrigue and subterfuge, set against the fading colours of the Rainbow Nation.

Author: H. J. Golakai
Publisher: Cassava Republic Press
Published: 02/04/2020
Pages: 336
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 7.70h x 5.00w x 1.30d
ISBN: 9781911115397

About the Author
Hawa Jande Golakai is from Liberia and lives in Monrovia. She trained and worked as a medical researcher in immunology. She writes from her experiences as a refugee, scientist and contemporary African nomad, a life that has helped foster an intense passion for crime and thriller fiction. Hawa was listed by the Hay Festival in the Africa39 list of the most promising sub-Saharan African writers under the age of 40.