The Headhunter's Daughter: A Mystery

Paperback | January 25, 2011

byTamar Myers

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Tamar Myers returns to Africa in The Headhunter’s Daughter, the second book in her wonderful mystery series set in the Belgian Congo in the mid-twentieth century—a riveting and atmospheric follow-up to The Witchdoctor’s Wife. Raised in the Congo herself, the child of missionaries, Myers uses her intimate knowledge of the people, the culture, and the landscape to add richness to this stunning story of an abandoned infant raised by a tribe of headhunters—a masterful mystery that fans of Alexander McCall Smith and The #1 Ladies’ Detective Agency will adore.

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Tamar Myers returns to Africa in The Headhunter’s Daughter, the second book in her wonderful mystery series set in the Belgian Congo in the mid-twentieth century—a riveting and atmospheric follow-up to The Witchdoctor’s Wife. Raised in the Congo herself, the child of missionaries, Myers uses her intimate knowledge of the people, the cu...

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From Tamar Myers, author of The Witch Doctor's Wife, comes a spellbinding tale of equatorial Africa and a child torn dangerously between two worlds.In 1945, an infant left inadvertently to die in the jungles of the Belgian Congo is discovered by a young Bashilele tribesman on a mission to claim the head of an enemy. Recognized as human...

Tamar Myers is the author of the Belgian Congo series and the Den of Antiquity series as well as the Pennsylvania-Dutch mysteries. Born and raised in the Congo, she lives in North Carolina.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:January 25, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061997641

ISBN - 13:9780061997648

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Tamar Myers? mesmerizing novel of mid-twentieth century Congo plumbs passion, despair, and courage. The Witch Doctor?s Wife will long linger in the hearts and minds of readers. Authentic. Powerful. Triumphant. (Carolyn Hart, author of Dare to Die)