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Cape Greed

by Sam Cole

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Cape Greed by Sam Cole
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  • Published in USA  Nov 2009
    304 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Set along the coast of Cape Town, this first rate crime novel introduces two private investigators who get involved in seemingly different cases. Jeffrey is hired by the wife of an adulterous financial consultant, while Vincent is contracted to find out who is stealing from an abalone farm. But the two cases converge, and the mastermind behind them both is a mesmerizing international gangster. Cape Greed highlights a fascinating locale for America's crime fiction fans.

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"Cole keeps the prose clipped, the action fast." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. Readers who like their crime fiction set in exotic locations will want to try this excellent debut." - Library Journal

"[T]he pace seems to reflect life in the chaotic city. An edgy eye-opener." - Booklist

"Like-minded readers will especially relish the scene in which Mullet's one-legged girlfriend is tied down and threatened with sodomy by her lover as the bad guys hold him at gunpoint. A truly scarifying race to the bottom." - Kirkus Reviews

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Sam Cole

Sam Cole is the pseudonym for South African writers Mike Nicol and Joanne Hichens. Mike Nicol is the author of novels including Horseman and The Ibis Tapestry. Joanne Hichens has honor degrees in fine art and psychology and a master's in creative writing.

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