A seemingly simple bodyguard job plunges Jade de Jong into the world of strip joints, sex workers, and human trafficking.
When wealthy Pamela Jordaan hires PI Jade de Jong as a bodyguard after her husband Terence disappears, Jade thinks keeping an eye on this anxious wife will be an easy way to earn some cash. But when a determined shooter nearly kills them both and Jade finds Terence horrifically tortured and barely alive, she realizes that she has been drawn into a wicked game.
At the same time, her relationship with police superintendent David Patel is on the rocks, and things only get more complicated when his son is kidnapped and his wife is blackmailed. It soon becomes clear that the kidnapping and the attempted killings of Pamela and her husband are tied to a human trafficking ring that stretches from Johannesburg to London.
©2011 Jassy Mackenzie (P)2011 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
“Provides a crackling pace and nonstop action…Mackenzie’s Johannesburg is as gritty and dangerous as noir LA or the drug meccas of South America.” (Kirkus Reviews)
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Very interesting and timely, my second book by South African author Jassy MacKenzie. The book, a work of fiction, delves into the world of human trafficing. I didn't know that South Africa is the main conduit for the whole continent of Africa, people get abducted and the trail runs through there then goes to places like London, New York City, LA and point elsewhere. The author crafted a story bringing this environment to life as nasty as it is. There are some bad, bad people involved in this trade. The author also writes about crime in South Africa, like the other book I listened to "Random Violence". The author writes about nothing that makes we want to visit this country. In a current even happening right now, you couldn't help think about this story and human trafficing. The 270 plus girls adbucted in Nigeria could be sold into this terible world. The thought makes me cringe.
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