Andrew Brown, winner of the Sunday Times Fiction Prize, has stunned readers in his native South Africa with this intelligent and compelling police procedural set in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Now, Brown is ready to take on America with this top notch mystery series, published here for the first time.
In Coldsleep Lullaby the body of a young woman is found drifting in a river, and Detective Eberard Februarie is called in to investigate the case. A man struggling with his own demons, Eberard discovers secrets that lead him to an underworld of sexual hedonism, to the rotten core of this old university town. Andrew Brown weaves a spellbinding story about prejudice, deceit, courage and redemption.