There’s something seductively flippant in the quite literal title of this debut set in Lagos, Nigeria, narrated by non-murdering sibling Korede. Her sister Ayoola has so far dispatched three boyfriends, with Korede, a nurse, assisting in corpse disposal. The stakes rise as a man Korede’s crushing on begins dating Ayoola. As she puzzles out how to warn him off without exposing herself and her sister, another suitor enters the picture. Braithwaite brings wryness, lightness, and cool to the thriller game, along with an atmosphere that’s unique in the genre.
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