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A deadly marathon.  A missing runner.  Can a silver-haired sleuth discover the truth before the race reaches a fatal finish?

Perceptive amateur sleuth ‘Mama Rose’ Hardie just wants to spend time with her dying husband.  They are invited to stay at a luxury safari lodge but their visit is spoilt when a young athlete disappears. 

When Rose’s husband is rushed to hospital and the authorities discover the body of a young woman, Rose must choose between staying by her soul mate’s bedside or letting a potential killer go free.

Jackal & Hide is the compelling fourth tale in the Kenya Kanga Mystery series.  If you like savvy sleuths, vivid African settings, and an array of captivating characters then you’ll love Victoria Tait’s gritty story.

Start reading Jackal & Hide today for a suspenseful whodunit you just can’t put down.

📖 What Readers have to say

“Oh, my gosh! Oh, my gosh! Wow! … It’s so good! . . . I loved this book. It touches your heart and punches you in the gut. When you read the last words, it’s just like crossing the finish line in a Marathon!” Here’s How It Happened

“What a fantastic story! We have mystery, excellent sleuthing and an emotional ending.” The Book Decoder ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“What I really love about Ms. Tait’s stories is her descriptive writing style. She brings the wilds of Kenya to life . . . You will find Jackal and Hide on my Best Reads of 2021. It deserves more than 5 stars. I loved this story!” Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

“Welcome to another fantastic African adventure with Mama Rose . . . I really liked it.” Books a Plenty Reviews

“The author does an amazing job of describing the locations and environments. The lush forests and the dry plains, the magnificent wildlife that play major roles in this series . . . Take your time and appreciate all the nuances and details. This is a series to get lost in and find your way home.” Laura’s Interest

“A wonderful story, that interweaves a somehow cozy mystery plot and a (sometimes) heart-breaking character story, that despite everything is fully uplifting.”  Goodreads Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐   

“‘Mama Rose’ is a most captivating female sleuth” Goodreads Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐   

“Another excellent instalment in this extraordinary series.” BookBub Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐   

“I loved this book” Goodreads Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐   

“Highly recommended to all mystery lovers.” Goodreads Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐