Dying to Live - Detective Kubu 6 (Paperback)
  • Dying to Live - Detective Kubu 6 (Paperback)
zoom

Dying to Live - Detective Kubu 6 (Paperback)

(author)
3 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£8.99
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 12/07/2017
  • 5+ in stock

In stock online

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
When the body of a Bushman is discovered near the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, the death is written off as an accident. But all is not as it seems. An autopsy reveals that, although he's clearly very old, his internal organs are puzzlingly young. What's more, an old bullet is lodged in one of his muscles ... but where is the entry wound? When the body is stolen from the morgue and a local witch doctor is reported missing, Detective 'Kubu' Bengu gets involved. Kubu and his brilliant young colleague, Detective Samantha Khama, follow the twisting trail through a confusion of rhino-horn smugglers, foreign gangsters and drugs manufacturers. And the deeper they dig, the wider and more dangerous the case becomes... A fresh, new slice of 'Sunshine Noir', Dying to Live is a classic tale of greed, corruption and ruthless thuggery, set in one of the world's most beautiful landscapes, and featuring one of crime fiction's most endearing and humane heroes. 'Richly atmospheric ... a gritty depiction of corruption and deception' Publishers Weekly 'Detective David "Kubu" Bengu is a wonderful creation, complex and beguiling. Compelling and deceptively written' New York Journal of Books 'A wonderful, original voice - McCall Smith with a dark edge and even darker underbelly' Peter James 'My favourite writing duo since Ellery Queen' Ragnar Jonasson

Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 9781910633762
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Thursday Murder Club
Added to basket
Snow
Added to basket
£14.99   £12.99
Hardback
A Surprise for Christmas
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.99
Paperback
Murder at Christmas
Added to basket
A Maigret Christmas
Added to basket
Hercule Poirot's Christmas
Added to basket
Death Comes at Christmas
Added to basket
The Killings at Kingfisher Hill
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
The Family Upstairs
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Murder Most Festive
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
Death on the Nile
Added to basket
Midwinter Murder
Added to basket
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Added to basket
Snow
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
A Very Murderous Christmas
Added to basket
Sorry for the Dead
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback

“Botswanan detective story – the best so far”



This is the third Michael Stanley detective novel that I've read (following Death in the Family and Deadly Harvest) and probably the one that I've enjoyed most. It deals with the murder of a Bushman and a... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 16

“This is a well written mystery which will entertain and intrigue you in equal measures.”

This is part of a series but the first I have read by the Michael Stanley. Reading the blurb it felt completely out of my comfort zone but I trust Orenda to provide excellent novels that will capture my imagination... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 12

“Another great Kubu Mystery”

This is the sixth book in the Detective Kubu series and it was a joy to read. So far I have managed to devour two previous ‘Kubu’ novels; click here for my review of Deadly Harvest and here for my review of A Death... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 6

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.