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Review - PRESENT DARKNESS, Malla Nunn

Author Information
Book Title: 
Present Darkness
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781451616965
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Historical
Location: 
South Africa
Publisher: 
Atria / Simon & Schuster
Year of Publication: 
2014

Present Darkness

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Set in the corrupt, unforgiving world of apartheid South Africa, this novel in the Detective Emmanuel Cooper series follows Cooper as he faces a test of loyalty and friendship.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
History
ISBN: 
9781451616965
Location: 
South Africa
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Publisher: 
Atria/Emily Bestler
Year of Publication: 
2014

SILENT VALLEY - Malla Nunn

Author Information
Book Title: 
Silent Valley
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781742610887
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
South Africa
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2012

Silent Valley

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

A remote town. A girl of rare and exquisite beauty. A murder that silences a whole community.

The body of a seventeen-year-old girl has been found covered in wildflowers on a hillside in the Drakensberg Mountains, near Durban. She is the daughter of a Zulu chief, destined to fetch a high bride price. Was Amahle as innocent as her family claims, or is her murder a sign that she lived a secret life?

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781742610887
Location: 
South Africa
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2012

Let the Dead Lie

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, 1953  Forced to resign from his position of Detective Sergeant and re-classified as 'mixed race' after an incident involving a young black woman, Emmanuel Cooper winds up powerless and alone in the tough coastal city of Durban, mixing labouring with surveillance work for his old boss, Major van Nickerk.  Patrolling the freight yards one night, he stumbles upon the body of a young boy and the detective in him cannot, or will not, walk away.  When two more bodies - this time an older English woman and her maid - are discovered at his boarding house, he unwittingly become

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781405039208
Location: 
South Africa
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2010

A Beautiful Place to Die

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

When Captain Willem Pretorius, an Afrikaner police officer, is brutually murdered in the tiny backwater of Jacob's Rest, Detective Emmanuel Cooper is sent to investigate.

The local Afrikaners and the dead man's prominent family view Cooper, an 'English', South African, with suspicion.  Soon, the powerful police Security Branch take over the investigation.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
ISBN: 
9781405038775
Location: 
South Africa
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2008

ZULU - Caryl Ferey

Author Information
Book Title: 
Zulu
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
France
ISBN: 
9781933372884
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
South Africa
Publisher: 
Europa Editions
Year of Publication: 
2010

LET THE DEAD LIE - Malla Nunn

Author Information
Book Title: 
Let the Dead Lie
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781405039208
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
South Africa
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2010

DEAD-END ROAD - Richard Kunzmann

Author Information
Book Title: 
Dead End Road
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
South Africa
ISBN: 
9780330446488
Series: 
Harry Mason
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Location: 
South Africa
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2008

A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO DIE, Malla Nunn

Author Information
Book Title: 
A Beautiful Place to Die
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781405038775
Series: 
Emmanuel Cooper
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
South Africa
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia
Year of Publication: 
2008
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