Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 119 p. Rapid Reads. Intended for a juvenile audience. Intended for a young adult/teenage audience.
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Juba, South Sudan.
RCMP Sergeant Ray Robertson has spent eleven and
a half months serving with the United Nations in the world''s
newest country. He''s tired of the chaotic traffic and jostling
crowds that fill the narrow streets. Tired of the choking red dust
that blows into the capital from the desert. He can''t wait to get
back to his wife and kids-and back to policing a world he
But when a young woman-the fourth in three
weeks-is found dead at the side of a dusty road with a thin white
ribbon wrapped tightly around her neck, Robertson fears that a
serial killer is on the loose. In a country plagued by years of
extreme poverty, civil war and the struggle to establish a
functioning government, the policeman realizes that it''s up to him
and his Dinka partner, John Deng, to find the killer before they
can strike again.