cover image The Face in the Cemetery: A Mamur Zapt Mystery

The Face in the Cemetery: A Mamur Zapt Mystery

Michael Pearce, Author Poisoned Pen Press $24.95 (232p) ISBN 978-1-59058-070-7

At the start of WWI, Capt. Gareth Owen is busy interning German citizens living in Egypt in Michael Pearce's The Face in the Cemetery: A Mamur Zapt Mystery, the latest entry in this engaging historical series. When the discovery of a corpse wrapped in bandages hidden among animal mummies interrupts Owen's distasteful assignment, the politically astute sleuth once again finds himself navigating between nationalist tensions and colonial bureaucracy. .