Lords of the Creek

Lords of the Creek

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Nigerian businessman Robert Akinyemi Edward has already agreed to postpone his retirement once to assist Adilax, a multinational oil company, amid the worsening crisis in the Niger Delta. With just three days left in his deferment, he settles into a chair in a hotel lounge. Moments after he receives an urgent phone call, he frantically races to the Abuja airport to catch the last flight to Warri. There is no time to waste: a member of the Itsekiri royal family has been abducted from the house of Macpherson Douglas, an Adilax staff member. With Princess Alero Mayuku missing and Douglas in trouble with the police, Robert soon finds himself immersed in tense negotiations involving several conflicting groups. But when Douglas and the police officers who take him in for questioning suddenly disappear, Robert must initiate his own search operations to find the princessa€”rumored to be a captive of Ijaw militia boysa€”and Douglas. But as Robert is about to discover, there are those who will stop at nothing to stand in his way. In this political and social thriller, a Nigerian businessman is drawn into centuries-old conflicts as he attempts to rescue an abducted princess and elude those who hunt him.A vehicle was in flames some fifty meters awaya€”the red Mitsubishi Pajero that had pulled out of the gas station as they were driving in. The distressed owner was waving frantically for assistance. He apparently had no fire extinguisher. Robertanbsp;...

Title:Lords of the Creek
Author:Tony Nwaka
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2015-09-25


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