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Nick Brownlee is an author, journalist and sports aficionado. His passion for football and professional cycling have led to a role as writer and researcher for Motson's FA Cup Odyssey, Motson's World Cup Extravaganza and Fotheringham's Extraordinary Sporting Pastimes. Nick also runs his own freelance news agency and is the author of three crime fiction novels in the Jake and Jouma series set in Mombasa, Kenya, published by Piatkus.
Now fully updated, recording the “Wiggo” triumph of last year and providing a wealth of detail about the race, its location, history and participants. Nick Brownlee covers the Heroes and the Villains of the race, those who’ve strived against all the odds and those that cheated their way to the Yellow Jersey. Lots of entertaining trivia and records round out this entertaining and all-round tour of the Tour. Like for Like Reading French Revolution: Cycling the Tour de France, Tim Moore A Race for Madmen: The Extraordinary History of the Tour de France, Chris Sidwell
November 2008 Book of the Month. We are always pleased to welcome a new writer to one of our most popular genres, Nick Brownlee. He brings us a brilliant partnership in the form of Jake Moore and Daniel Jouma and gives us the fascinating back drop of Kenya instead of a British inner city or an American metropolis. It’s action packed and keeps you guessing and looks to be the first in a great new series.
Zwei verstummelte Leichen und ein gesprengtes Boot rufen den kenianischen Ermittler Daniel Jouma und den englischen Ex-Elitepolizisten Jake Moore auf den Plan. Gemeinsam kommt das ungewohnliche Duo einem Verbrecherring auf die Spur, dessen Netzwerk weit uber die Unterwelt von Mombasa hinausreicht. Wer sich nicht an die Spielregeln halt, wird eiskalt ausgeschaltet ... African Crime: realistisch wie Deon Meyer, packend wie Margie Orford.
Eine Serie mysterioser Todesfalle erschuttert Mombasa. Einem Baulowen ist jedes Mittel recht, um in dem kleinen Hafenort Jalawi ein exklusives Hotel zu errichten. Verkohlte Leichen inklusive. Die Ermittler Daniel Jouma und Jake Moore konnen sich da schnell die Finger verbrennen, und nicht nur das ...
Der "e;Kopfjager"e; macht Mombasa unsicher. Er enthauptet seine Opfer mit einer Machete und schickt die Kopfe anschlieend den Angehorigen. Als ein alter Freund ermordet wird, schwort Jake Moore Rache. Zusammen mit dem kenianischen Ermittler Daniel Jouma setzt er alles daran, den grausamen Killer unschadlich zu machen.
They call me the Headhunter...you may be familiar with my work.' It's Christmas and a machete-wielding predator with links to Kenya's most feared crime organisation is handing out severed heads as gifts. As The Headhunter's gruesome spree spreads to Mombasa, Inspector Daniel Jouma finds himself drawn once again into the island's toxic heart. Meanwhile, when an old friend becomes the killer's latest victim, fishing boat skipper Jake Moore decides it's personal - and sets out to avenge a grieving widow and her children. Two men. One target. Both set on a collision course with a conspiracy that threatens to turn Kenya into a tribal bloodbath. The stakes could not be higher. But can Jake and Jouma keep their heads - while all about them are losing theirs?
Death is in the air...Just when Inspector Daniel Jouma believes calm has returned to Mombasa, all hell breaks loose. Bodies are piling up in the morgue and Jouma's new boss wants answers. Meanwhile, Jake Moore faces up to the might of Kenya's most ruthless - and dangerous - property developer. Then a chilling secret, long thought to be buried, brings the crime-busting duo together once again...This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60 per cent of the author's work and as low as 30 per cent with characters and plotlines removed.
Just when Inspector Daniel Jouma believes calm has returned to Mombasa, all hell has broken loose. Bodies are piling up in the morgue, Jouma's new boss wants answers - and the mayor wants him out. Meanwhile, bulldozers are hurtling towards Jake Moore's stomping ground. Ever the hero, the maverick cop turned fishing-boat skipper faces up to the might of Kenya's most ruthless - and dangerous - developer. Then a chilling secret, long thought to be buried in the ashes of a deadly inferno, brings the crime-busting duo together once again. And Jake and Jouma are about to discover that, when you play with fire, someone always gets burned . . .