Balthasar's Gift: A Maggie Cloete Mystery

Balthasar's Gift: A Maggie Cloete Mystery

by Charlotte Otter

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Overview

Maybe it was an error for crime reporter Maggie Cloete to ignore the call from the AIDS worker, before someone put four bullets in his chest. It is post-apartheid South Africa, at the turn of the century. But there is a threat to the country s new democracy: HIV/AIDS, which is met with fear and superstition. Now that fear has reached Pietermaritzburg and an AIDS activist is dead. Maggie s instincts are on red alert. Despite threats from politicians and gangsters, she learns too much about Balthasar s life and his work at the AIDS Mission to be distant and professional. She is deeply, and dangerously, involved. Balthasar s Gift continues the tradition of pacy, hard-boiled South African crime fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781920590567
Publisher: Modjaji Books
Publication date: 06/12/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 276
File size: 1 MB

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