Susan Hunter


“Story telling is the best form of advocacy I know.”

Author, anthropologist, and activist Susan S. Hunter has lived and worked in Africa since 1989. A Ph.D. medical anthropologist/advocate for the human rights of children orphaned by AIDS, Dr. Hunter’s extensive publications include five books, numerous refereed articles, national and international policy studies and strategy papers for governments, donors, and NGOs. She’s worked in 31 countries around the world and visited many more. Black Death: AIDS in Africa (Palgrave/Macmillan 2003); was ranked as one of the top five AIDS books of all times by the London Times. Hunter also holds a Masters of Architecture, and has developed programs in affordable housing in developing countries.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
Detective fiction, of course! I've got many favorites, but my biggest addiction is a non-stop thriller that keeps me up at night. I also love juicy non-fiction and travel and architecture magazines.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I'm in favor of the reader's choice. We all have our quirks!
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Elephant Murders: Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,940. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Elephant Murders: Memories is the third volume in a trilogy about elephant poaching in Africa and Asia published in 2015. The first volume in the series, Elephant Murders: Starbuck, was released in March 2015 and the second volume, Elephant Murders: Justice, was published in May 2015. All volumes will be available in e-book formats, and will be released in print editions in 2015.
Elephant Murders: Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,930. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Elephant Murders: Justice, Volume 2 of the gripping international adventure epic set in the crime-infested world of international elephant poaching, finds Deputy Inspector Malinga Mutende chasing the killers across southeast Asia, returning triumphant to Zambia. But, triumph is ringed with pain. Volume 1, Elephant Murders: Starbuck (March 2015). Volume 3, Elephant Murders: Memories, May 2015
Elephant Murders: Starbuck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Plunge into the Fast-Paced World of International Elephant Poaching with Book 1 of the 3-part Elephant Murder series. Deputy Inspector Malinga Mutende of the Zambian CID is catapulted from an idyllic safari vacation into the dangerous world of international elephant poaching when she witnesses a massive helicopter slaughter in the country’s idyllic Kafue National Park.

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