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Death in Zanzibar & Death in Kenya (Death in... #4-5)

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In DEATH IN ZANZIBAR, a sequel to TRADE WIND, Dany Ashton and the other guests at her stepfather's house learn that one of them is a desperate and ruthless murderer. The air of gaiety and nonchalance that opened the house party fades into growing terror, as the threat of further violence flowers in the scented air of Zanzibar.

DEATH IN KENYA unfolds in a remote and dangerou

Hardcover, Book Club Edition, 404 pages
Published by St. Martin's Press (first published 1984)
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Star Rating: 4 Stars

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Well, that was a little disappointing. I’m pretty positive I gave the first book in the series 5 stars. The writing was well done but the plot was really weak and honestly not that much happened. The plot does pick up at 65% in, but it doesn’t help the plot much. That all being said, I still really enjoy this series and look forward to the third in the series (I hope) but I was let down because the first was so good. I can’t give this book le

Patricia Gulley
I didn't care much for the protag in this one. Too young, and I can't imagine a man at the age and experience of 'the hero' being interested. Oh well, times have changed. The airline progress from London to Zanzibar was very interesting. Moving on to Kenya.
M M Kaye - exotic foreign locales - what more need be said?
I read this book in December as some brain candy--gripping like many mysteries, exotic from the setting (Kenya), and a little romance thrown in. Delightful if you're looking for some escapism.
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M. M. Kaye (Mary Margaret) was born in India and spent her early childhood and much of her early-married life there. Her family ties with the country are strong: her grandfather, father, brother and husband all served the British Raj. After India's independence, her husband, Major-General Goff Hamilton of Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides (the famous Indian Army regiment featured in The Far Pav ...more
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