A lawyer who specialises in French-African relations is found brutally murdered after suffering ‘the torture of Father Lebrun’ – a burning tyre is placed around his neck until he suffocates.
The case is already explosive because of its connections to high-profile members of the Franco-African arms trade. But for Lola Jost, the case has a darker resonance – her much-loved assistant, a mixed race policeman named Toussaint Kidjo, was murdered in the same manner five years before – a crime that was never solved.
Weaving in our favourite larger-than-life characters from The Dark Angel, this is a far darker story, as Lola and Ingrid become embroiled in a case that draws attention from all the wrong quarters.
Éditeur : MacLehose Press