The Crime Writers’ Association

first rule of survival
Goldsboro Books
paul mendelson

Gold Dagger 2014


Paul Mendelson

The First Rule of Survival

Published by: Constable

A chilling and thought-provoking tale of child abduction, murder and high level bureaucratic corruption in Cape Town. A really rich sense of time and place is evident in this powerful and moving debut of quite extraordinary fine detail and methodical plotting, introducing unorthodox detective, Colonel Vaughn DeVries.

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