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The Ghost Runner

(2014)
(The third book in the Makana Mystery series)
A novel by

 
It is 2002 and as tanks roll into the West Bank and the reverberations of 9/11 echo across the globe, tensions are running high on Cairo's streets.

Private Investigator Makana, in exile from his native Sudan and increasingly haunted by memories of his wife and daughter, is shaken out of his despondency when a routine surveillance job leads him to the horrific murder of a teenage girl. In a country where honor killings are commonplace and the authorities seem all too eager to turn a blind eye, Makana determines to track down the perpetrator. He finds unexpected assistance in the shape of Azza, a woman who seems to share Makana's hunger for justice.

Seeking answers in the dead girl's past he travels to Siwa, an oasis town on the edge of the great Sahara Desert, where the law seems disturbingly far away and old grievances simmer just below the surface. As violence follows him through the twisting, sandblown streets and an old enemy lurks in the shadows, Makana discovers that the truth can be as deadly and as changeable as the desert beneath his feet.

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Hardback Editions

February 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Ghost Runner: A Makana Investigation (The Makana Mysteries)
Author(s): Parker Bilal
ISBN: 1-62040-340-4 / 978-1-62040-340-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

January 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Ghost Runner: A Makana Investigation
Author(s): Parker Bilal
ISBN: 1-4088-4113-4 / 978-1-4088-4113-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Ghost Runner: A Makana Investigation
Author(s): Parker Bilal
ISBN: 1-4088-4111-8 / 978-1-4088-4111-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

December 2014 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Ghost Runner
Author(s): Parker Bilal
ISBN: 1-78433-187-2 / 978-1-78433-187-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Ghost Runner: Makana Mystery Book 3
Author(s): Parker Bilal
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing
Availability: Amazon   

November 2014 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Ghost Runner: Makana Mystery Book 3
Author(s): Parker Bilal
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2014 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Ghost Runner
Author(s): Parker Bilal
ISBN: 1-78433-046-9 / 978-1-78433-046-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

February 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Ghost Runner: A Makana Investigation
Author(s): Parker Bilal
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Ghost Runner: A Makana Investigation (Makana Mysteries)
Author(s): Parker Bilal
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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