An allegorical tale of one woman’s mid-life crisis, her abandonment of family for India, the battle for her true-self, and a spectacular phoenix-style rise from the flames!
2011 IPPY Book Awards
BRONZE MEDAL WINNER
for Visionary Fiction.
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Deceit of Lapwings
Bertie Bryant has murdered a very bad man and for a damn good reason ─ to stop the rat bastard from marrying off his 11 year-old daughter to a 40 year-old man. Liberating his battered Emirati wife, Nur, and abused Filipina nanny, Rosalinda, was also on the agenda. So when Bertie receives a terrifying text message from the nanny ─ Bertie pleez? Nur is dead. I am in trubel. No hope 4 me. Promis u take care of my dawter! ─ followed by an Abu Dhabi police detective telling her that the husband successfully crossed the Saudi border, Bertie has to ask herself, did that rat bastard just pull off the greatest Houdini trick ever?
2017. The year of Trump. Open season for the Alt-Right movement. When a dangerous white supremacist group called BOAR (Brotherhood Of the Aryan Republic) recruits an angst-filled youth from Seattle named Simon Daphne, a family is torn apart from the inside out, a city finds itself in peril, and homegrown terrorism takes on a whole new meaning...