White Leopard (Black Cocaïne)

  • by Laurent Guillaume, Sophie Weiner - translator
  • Narrated by P. J. Ochlan
  • 6 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A man torn between two continents finds himself in a dangerous confrontation between tradition and corruption.
Solo is a former cop who ran away from a dark past in France to start his life over again in Bamako, Mali, as a PI. An ordinary case turns out to be not so ordinary. The drug mule gets her throat slit. The French lawyer is too beautiful and too well informed. The cocaine is too plentiful. This is hard-boiled noir with a modern twist set in West Africa.


What the Critics Say

"Fans of classic hard-boiled PI fiction will relish Guillame's first book to be translated into English.... He delivers a tale of high-level corruption that will resonate with James Ellroy readers." (Publishers Weekly)
"This is crime fiction as hard-boiled as it gets. Guillaume, winner of literary prizes in France, is likely to win fans here, too." (Booklist)
"West Africa is brought vividly to life in this enthralling, fast-paced noir." (Foreword Reviews)


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This is a good French noir set in Mali in West Africa. Soleymane Camara who is a former Frencho cop wh fled from a murder charge to his father's homeland. He is working as a PI in the capital Bamako, nicknamed the White Leopard. A French lawyer hire him to aissist her sister who is involved in drug smuggling. But the sister is killed and Camara set out to find the men behind the cocaine smuggling.

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- Kent

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-11-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios