Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Featured Book - Hunted by Hawks

Hunted by Hawks
Obianuju Chiamaka Amamgbo


Set in Eastern Nigeria, Hunted by Hawks tells the story of Ikenna whose hidden past re-surfaces in his life to hunt him. Unknown to him, Tochi his arch enemy and leader of their notorious gang has been plotting revenge after he was released from prison years ago. Tochi kept close contact with him from a distance and managed to get his claws on one of his sons Emeka. With the strange discovery of what Emeka was involved in, the once happy family was at the verge of being destroyed. By the time Ikenna realised what was happening, he is faced with reliving the past he fought so hard to bury. He has to decide whether to come clean with his family and risk losing them, or to keep his secret and save them the looming agony of his ugly past. Nonye, Ikenna's wife, is equally forced by the ugly circumstance to make a choice. Having built an impressive reputation in her legal career, will the high moral lawyer bend the law to save her husband and family, or will she save her career at the expense of her family?

About the Author
 Obianuju C. Amamgbo is a Nigerian from Ihiala in Anambra state. The third child in a family of six, she grew up with her siblings at National Root Crops Research Institute quarters where their parents worked. She attended the NRCRI staff primary school and obtained her secondary education at Girls' Secondary School Umuahia, popularly known as Holy Rosary. She then proceeded to the prestigious University of Nigeria Nsukka where she bagged a BA in Linguistics. She followed that up with a Master's degree in Management of IT from The University of Nottingham, UK. Obianuju worked briefly for NRCRI as Information Officer before pursuing her Master's degree in the UK. Obianuju developed interest in writing at an early age and was encouraged by family and friends. She published her first novel "Tears on Her Pillow" in 2007 and has other unpublished novels and short stories. She is also an author in Nigerian Village Square and Codewit Global Network. Obianuju is physically challenged. She enjoys playing scrabble, watching movies, reading and writing, as well as watching sporting activities like football, athletics and tennis

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