The Ghost Runner : Makana Mysteries

  • by Parker Bilal
  • Narrated by David Thorpe
  • Series: Makana Mysteries
  • 13 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is 2002 and Private Investigator Makana is shaken out of his grief when a routine surveillance job leads him to the horrific murder of a teenage girl. In a country where honour killings are commonplace and the authorities turn a blind eye, Makana determines to track down the perpetrator. Seeking answers in the dead girl’s past he travels to Siwa, where an old enemy lurks in the shadows. Makana discovers that the truth can be as deadly and as changeable as the desert beneath his feet.

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What the Critics Say

"Murder mystery that expertly probes the dark side of Cairo" (Independent)
"A novel that is both celebration and indictment of modern Egypt" (Daily Telegraph, Summer Reading)
"Cairo detective Makana investigates an "honour" crime" (Sunday Times, Summer Reading)

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Customer Reviews

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my favourite markana book so far

really strong sense of place in southern egypt. village back story better than war on terror one but still i appreciate the political angle from egyptian point of view. now moving on to the fourth one
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- juliana

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-11-2014
  • Publisher: Oakhill Publishing