Can’t Wait Wednesday: 05 July, 2017
Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings and spotlights upcoming releases.
City of Saints & Thieves – Natalie C. Anderson
Street-thief Tina breaks into the luxurious house where her mother was killed to steal from Mr. Greyhill and nail him for her mother’s murder. She is caught red-handed.
Saved by Mr. Greyhill’s gorgeous son, Michael, the pair set in motion a cascade of dangerous events that lead them deeper into the mystery, and reveal dark and shocking secrets from Tina’s past.
Tina and her mother fled the Congo years ago as refugees, trading the uncertain danger of their besieged village for a new, safer life in the bustling Kenyan metropolis. The corruption and politics of the Congo, and the gangster world of Sangui City, are behind Tina’s mother’s downfall. Is Tina tough enough to find the truth and bring the killer to justice?
Why I Can’t Wait:
This is another book that I heard about on Twitter. A YA mystery standalone set in contemporary Africa, this books sounds like something I’ll love. I can’t wait to finally read it.
Release Date: 06 July 2017
About the Author
Natalie C. Anderson is a writer and international development professional living in Boston, Massachusetts. She has spent the last decade working with NGOs and the UN on refugee relief and development, mainly in Africa. She was selected as the 2014-2015 Associates of the Boston Public Library Children’s Writer in Residence, where she wrote her debut novel, City of Saints and Thieves.