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Inherited Danger

In Inherited Danger a ruthless activist must get married to her dead husband’s brother to save her organisation from the schemes of a shrewd competitor. This is a dense collection of eight new stories that are deeply thoughtful, and endlessly entertaining, mostly female-led characters. These stories deal with a diversity of issues and show emerging challenges facing Africans today especially in their struggle to survive.



In the hustles of Eastlands, nobody wins. One dame is desperate and calculatingly manipulative. The other is a gash who just makes hash of the arrogant male romantic interest through her offhand sexuality. This is a story about misfits. An ugly woman who is a wall climber, a cripple in a wheelchair who calls the shots, a pastor who is a big con, a shylock who wants to be an MP, a ghetto thug whose only dream is to own a matatu.



The New Girl In Mombasa is a portrait of two people running from a troubled past and moving towards an uncertain future. Set in Mombasa, Kenya’s famed coastal city of rich historical heritage and Swahili culture, it is a haunting look at loneliness, the struggle for love, belonging and independence. Its beauty lies in its subtlety, its emotional nuances.


  • She is a hunter and he is a gatherer. She is an enterprise builder; he has a penchant for making money. But they have to be married because they both want one thing. Power


    The plot is cunning and intricate...


    In the end, there are two strands running through Rapudo's life that are utterly incompatible. On the one hand is Evalyne, a rare woman of Nairobi, a political animal with Nairobian integrity and intelligence, and his own undistinguished business acumen and political ambition, a combination to bring him power, success and obscurity; on the other his fame, wealth and reputation, a one-off political game that cannot be lost, and only Rapudo knows why. Then there's Kassela. She is ideal. She is the hunter. "The plot is cunning and intricate, the atmosphere sustained and terrifying, the characterisation never falters."


    Sally an ambitious marketing pro is covertly orchestrating her destiny in advertising. Her marriage to the millionaire Rapudo presents her with the seat of power her heart truly yearned and she evolves into a cold blooded political animal. Love, business, power and politics are at play here. They are married because they both want Power.  Her greed now wants to consume her like fire even before she reaches her goal. She must fight.



    Bengaman tells the story of a benga guitarist fighting to beat the odds in his own way. As a leader of music freaks in Kisumu's nefarious darkness, Otis Dundos encounters upsurging whirlpools of survival, exploitation, greed, feuds, and revenge. Despite all the hysteria, he makes a fairly good case for extraordinary achievement backmasking in benga music.



    Guitarist Otis Dundos is back in Kisumu. He is back for some unfinished business. He is searching for sanity and happiness. Happiness? In Kisumu lives the woman whose unfulfilled love still dwells his heart. But the moment he steps into Kisumu, he is thrown into a nightmare of intrigue, frustrations and stark terror. His mind is too bamboozled to even think.


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