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shadows and nothings

11 reads

From the author of 'Mountain of Yesterday' and 'Mr. Benjamin's Pen' comes another exciting prose narrative; an outstanding love story. Julius does not like wedding ceremonies, but he has to be present on this occasion as the bride is the sister of his best friend. The party turns out to be more than Julius expected and he finds himself hopelessly drawn to another guest at the ceremony. Knowing nothing of the troubles tearing her world apart, Julius relentlessly pursues the enchanting Lauretta until he cracks the walls that circumstances have erected around her. But just when Lauretta begins to put her hope in the redemptive power of Julius’ love, the glimmer on the horizon is blighted by an old flame from his own equally unsavoury past flickering to life and casting shadows on the future they have dared to believe in. Will Julius succumb to the frailty of human nature? Will they ever be together or will their future be destroyed by the evil threatening within and without him? Will he listen to the counsel of friends or lean to the promptings of his heart? In the end, will Julius go the way of others? SHADOWS AND NOTHINGS is a rousing romance experience narrated in such elegant language as will keep the reader captivated till the end of the book....

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Mr. Benjamin's Pen

mr. benjamin's pen

5 reads

A man loses his pen at a political rally, and when it is returned months later, he has no idea how his life will change. The incidents that follow are seen through the eyes of Mr Benjamin and three others who are wading through their share of political, societal, and religious drama. But who really is Mr Benjamin? Placed in 2025, Mr Benjamin’s Pen takes us into a future where dreams are near tangible and nothing is as it seems. ...

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Lords of the Creek

lords of the creek

4 reads

"Regional Director of Adilax Petroleum, Robert Edward, is set to retire in some weeks, but his plans are disrupted when an Itsekiri princess is kidnapped from the home of one of his staff. Her abduction—seen as a slight from one ethnic group to another—subsequently sets off a chain of events that threaten to destroy his spotless career and the company. With the oil-rich Niger-Delta being a hotbed of uprisings and time running out, Robert gets caught in a whirlwind race where he risks life and limb to defuse the situation. Filled with suspense and twists, Lords of the Creek is an out-of-control adventure....

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mountain of yesterday

31 reads

"MOUNTAIN OF YESTERDAY serves as a reminder that although darkness may subsist for a while, light always finds its way, triumphing and dominating... The writing style is filled with a lot of sound imagery. Readers will have an easy time relating to the story." - THE GUARDIAN. Udoka, a young Igbo man of Christian faith, finds home in Borno where he has lived all his adult life and marries Amina, a beautiful woman from a strong Muslim family. Life appears to be fairly good before a twist that turns them victims of religious riots. They narrowly escape death and relocate to the East. But instead of the peace and shelter Udoka and his wife expect among his people, the homecoming brings its own troubles. How does this family confront the many challenges that come its way? What becomes of Amina when tragedy eventually strikes and she, a northern lady in an unfamiliar land, suddenly finds herself in a whirlpool of strange customs and traditions? These and many other twists and turns are presented in elegant narrative and riveting suspense in MOUNTAIN OF YESTERDAY....

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