Suzanne Arruda’s , Mark of the Lion is a colorful, suspenseful mystery set in East Africa just after World War I. An American, who grew up in New Mexico, Jade del Cameron is recovering from the stress of being an ambulance driver on the French front lines of the War. She is trying to carry out the dying wish of David, the pilot she had hoped to marry. He asked her to find the brother that he had just learned that he had. After speaking with the family lawyer Jade finds herself in Nairobi where she hears rumors about a witch doctor terrorizing the land. As she begins to ask questions about David’s father she comes to believe he was murdered. A safari, jackals, lions and gems all enter in to the search for the lost brother.