Synopses & Reviews
?A larger-than-life heroine far ahead of her time,?(Denver Post) returns to 1920s Africa, where she meets with an ominous warning?
Jade del Cameron?s latest endeavor?helping a company collect wild animals for U.S. zoos? finds her lassoing zebras and posing as bait for a leopard. But the real danger begins when Jade?s friends find a merchant?s body on their coffee plantation. Authorities determine the cause of death to be murder. Their prime suspect: Jade?s beau, moviemaker and World War I flying ace Sam Featherstone.
To clear Sam?s name, Jade launches her own investigation, questioning the dead man?s partners and clients. But nothing can prepare Jade for the journey that lies ahead, as she must make an emergency landing in Sam?s plane deep within the vast African wilderness, then risk the long trek back to Nairobi to confront more than one kind of brutal killer face-to-face?
Fourth in the series starring a larger than- life heroine far ahead of her time (Denver Post). American adventuress Jade del Cameron has returned home to British East Africa to help the Perkins and Daley Zoological Company collect wild animals for zoos in the States. But the real danger begins when the body of a local merchant is found on a coffee-growing plantation. Authorities determine the cause of death to be murderand their prime suspect is Jades beau, movie-maker and ace World War I flyer Sam Featherstone. To clear Sams name, Jade launches her own investigation, but nothing prepares her for the journey that lies ahead, during which shell have to confront more than one kind of brutal killer, face-to-face.
About the Author
Suzanne Arruda, a former zookeeper-turned-science teacher and freelance writer, is the author f several biographies for young adults. She has also published science and nature articles for adults and children and is a regular contributor to a weekly newspaper supplement. An avid hiker and outdoorswoman, she lives in Kansas with her husband, twin sons, and a small menagerie of pets.