Poachers, witch doctors, diamond-smuggling and corruption: welcome to the world of Detective Kubu...They find the first body or what the hyena had left near a waterhole considered magical by the local bush people. A string of clues suggests that the victim was murdered and his identity hidden. For Assistant Superintendent David Kubu Bengu, its obvious from the start that sinister forces are at work. On the surface a convivial figure with a passion for his wife, his wine and his music, Kubu is a clever and resourceful lawman, well versed in Botswanas deadliest secrets. As Kubu follows a blood-soaked trail, marked by lies and superstition, he uncovers a chain of crimes linked to the most powerful figures in the country influential enemies who will stop at nothing to remove those who stand in their way...--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.