‘Fate Worse than Death,’ is a book riddled with crime and suspense. When Amanda’s son Logan is kidnaped, she courageously searches for him with the help of her, not by the book uncle Theuns and a private detective friend who is ex-police, Hugo. The search sees them traveling across the country, from Johannesburg to Durban and finally to Cape Town. Arranged accidents and constant harassment, even from the police, make the trio more determined to get to the bottom of the kidnapping. Their world is turned upside down and they see themselves framed for the kidnapping. Wanted, but with a few resources, the battle to get Amanda’s son back intensifies. The question is, was the kidnapping for muthi or another insidious, unbelievable reason? A well-organized human trafficking syndicate is exposed, and a lot of stand-up citizens are at risk of having their dirty laundry aired out in public. Will they allow the exposition, or will they kill to protect themselves?