A cop from Wisconsin pursues a killer through the terrifying slums of Nairobi and the memories of genocide.
In Madison, Wisconsin, it’s a big deal when African peace activist Joshua Hakizimana—famous for saving hundreds of people from the Rwandan genocide—accepts a position at the university. When a young girl is found murdered on his doorstep. For local police Detective Ishmael—an African-American in an ‘extremely white’ town—it seems like the kind of crime that happens in an area where the Ku Klux Klan still holds rallies.
French thrill seekers and crime fiction readers rejoice, Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ’s Nairobi Heat has been translated.