Publisher’s Weekly

Great review of the new Makana: Set in 2005, Bilal’s enjoyable fifth Makana mystery (after 2015’s The Ghost Runner) finds the Cairo-based independent investigator searching for a missing university student, Mourad Hafiz. Makana’s efforts lead him first to a beheaded corpse and then to a person killed in a van involved in a tanker crash.[…]

Fifth Makana Out Soon

The new investigation by “the perfect 21st-century detective” in an “excellent,” “must-read” series. When a severed head washes up on the riverbank alongside his Cairo houseboat, Makana suspects the remains relate to a series of seeming ritual murders. The victims are all young refugees, South Sudanese—and as such, they are not a top priority for[…]