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“Set in Lagos, it follows hardworking nurse Korede as she attempts to cover up the crimes committed by her insatiable sister Ayoola, a beautiful sociopath with black widow tendencies. As well as a crime thriller, it’s a razor-sharp dissection of gender dynamics that never feels preachy or pretentious.” Read more...
Editors’ Picks: Notable Books of 2019
Cal Flyn, Journalist
“Often people who don’t read crime fiction just dismiss it as being formulaic and conventional – crammed between tramlines, just doing the same thing and again. But then you read a book like this, and you understand what crime fiction can do at its best.” Read more...
The Best Crime Fiction of 2019
Val McDermid, Novelist