A decades-old murder, a strange superstition, an enormous
snake, and one giant secret are about to rock the beautiful
Belle Vue to its core.
It is a time of great upheaval for the Belgian Congo and
Belle Vue is not safe from the changes. But there are more
pressing problems as an unsolved disappearance brings up
issues for some of the denizens of the village. Add to that
a sudden influx of strangers and a horrible storm that
literally divides the village in half, and suddenly danger
seems to be everywhere.
The lovely young American missionary Amanda, the police
chief Captain Pierre Jardin, and the local witch doctor and
his wise-woman wife, Cripple, all become embroiled in the
mystery as evil omens and strange happenings at every turn
suggest that more lives will be lost before the true killer