The Prancing Jacana
by Steven Jon Halasz
Caroline Parker, a best-selling author, has published a novel set in Senegal, an Islamic country. Problem is, her character, Detective Salif Bampoky, is gay, in a country where homosexuality is an abomination. Caroline accepts an invitation to be interviewed at the university in Dakar, dragging along her xenophobic husband. What could go wrong? And why are the government and a hacker involved?