Ikenna Igwe is an award-winning writer of fiction and nonfiction books. A Quantity Surveyor by training, he also holds a PGDE. His written works... more
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A NIGERIAN MYSTERY/DETECTIVE NOVEL FOR 8-13-YEAR OLDS Three crates of uncut diamonds have been successfully stolen and smuggled out of a highly-secured Diamond Mine – owned by Deltrex Group – on three different occasions. Curiously, each time, the crate of diamonds seems to vanish into thin air. While holidaying with Uncle Richard – at Abeokuta – Victor, Mike and Wale, learn about the smuggled crates of diamonds, and also the fact that the police are having a hard time finding the criminals responsible. The boys soon agree to help solve the crime. But things rapidly take an unexpected turn when Victor becomes privy to a rather incriminating telephone conversion between his uncle and a stranger whose name is Fred. Is Uncle Richard one of the diamonds smugglers? Equally suspicious is the odd and rather secretive relationship between Uncle Richard and his new gardener. What is really going on between them? What are they hiding? Are they both criminals? And, most importantly, Victor and his friends must quickly decipher the letters C.O.D.O. – before a fourth crate of diamonds goes missing! THE DIAMONDS SMUGGLERS is the second instalment in ‘The Precious Stones Mystery Series.’
A NIGERIAN MYSTERY/DETECTIVE NOVEL FOR 8-13-YEAR OLDS A new and dangerous wave of crime is currently sweeping across the nation. Four of the eight Antique Museums, owned by the Federal Government, have been robbed of their rare gemstones, worth a fortune. So far, every security measure put in place to check the activities of this gang of gemstones thieves has been cleverly thwarted – leaving the police quite baffled and helpless. While enjoying their holidays, at Badagry, Victor, Mike and Wale, unexpectedly, find themselves mixed up at the heart of the crime. However, the boys find some of the suspects in this particular case remarkably confusing. Are they really suspects? Or are they merely victims of circumstances? Interestingly, the keys to catching and arresting the gemstones robbers lie with a dead, renowned architect and in decoding the strange word: OUDOGNVK. The trio must act fast to prevent the next gemstones robbery – which is less than 48 hours away! THE GEMSTONES ROBBERIES is the third instalment in ‘The Precious Stones Mystery Series.’
A NIGERIAN MYSTERY/DETECTIVE NOVEL FOR 8-13-YEAR OLDS Recently, jewellery stores in several Nigerian States have been robbed of their rare and costly jewelleries by a notorious gang of jewellery thieves, which, for long, has eluded capture by the police. Presently, jewellery stores, located in Lagos Metropolis, are under siege by this same infamous group. Victor and his friends, Wale and Mike, are holidaying together – quite unhappy that Victor’s parents had hired Mr. Cole, a live-in home tutor, for them – when they learn about the jewellery robberies. Concerned about the robberies the boys decide to help the police catch the crooks. Remarkably, after an exciting tour of a food processing plant – and overhearing an incriminating conversation, between two men, about a shady affair scheduled to take place at the Plant pretty soon – Victor suspects Mr. Cole of being one of the jewellery thieves. Furthermore, the boys witness an odd and rather implicating meeting between Mr. Cole and another suspected member of the gang of jewellery thieves. Overwhelming evidences convince the trio that Mr. Cole is certainly a criminal, and he is promptly reported to the police – which must act fast before the thieves get away with their next jewellery store robbery! THE JEWELLERY THIEVES is the first instalment in ‘The Precious Stones Mystery Series.’
Throwing all caution to the wind, disregarding every heartfelt counsel, a young and impressionable lady marries the man of her dreams – or so she thinks. The marriage gets off to a great start – but not for long, as she soon discovers, to her horror, that her dream man is not just a sexual deviant…he is also a killer!
Aside from being close cousins, Michael and Chineye are also close friends. The only problem is: one of them is madly in love with the other. A series of events soon set the stage, as the forbidden fruit is eaten in a moment of unguarded passion. However, the consequences of the detestable act eventually come knocking on the doors of the participants. This is a riveting story of a revolting act committed on a beautiful night, in a beautiful house, in the beautiful city of Enugu.