Angolan Clan (BOK)

Chris Lowery

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1974/5: After the 'Revolution of the Carnations', Portugal is transformed into a communist state. Capitalists are ruthlessly persecuted and the liberated Portuguese colony of Angola is thrust into one of the bloodiest civil wars in history. The fabled Angolan diamond mines are closed down, but not before a group of refugees escape with a hoard of the precious gems. Their lives promise wealth and success, but a legacy of revenge and greed will eventually find them all, with fatal consequences - . 2008: A millionaire businessman drowns in the swimming pool of his mansion in Marbella; a wealthy Frenchman is killed while skiing in the Swiss Alps; and a Portuguese playboy and a prostitute are found murdered together in a seedy New York apartment. The series of seemingly unconnected deaths sets two women - Jenny Bishop, a young English widow, and Angolan born Leticia da Costa - on a terrifying journey into the past to revisit the Portuguese revolution and the Angolan civil war. Together they begin to unlock a 30 year old mystery that promises to change their lives forever - if they survive to reveal the truth. THE ANGOLAN CLAN takes the reader on a heart-stopping roller coaster ride, from past to present and back again. It is a deadly intercontinental treasure hunt laced with secrets, deceit and murder. The prize is a fortune in Angolan diamonds - .or death at the hands of a pathological killer. Christopher Lowery lived through the Revolution of the Carnations until he was forced to flee Portugal with his family in 1975. The Angolan Clan is his debut thriller and the first book in the African Diamonds series.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Chris Lowery
Forlag
Urbane Publications
ISBN 9781909273153
Antall sider 624 Dimensjoner 15cm x 20,2cm x 4,9cm
Vekt 806 gram