Robert Wilson Blood Is Dirt

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Blood Is Dirt

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The third powerful and evocative novel in Robert Wilson's acclaimed West African-set Bruce Medway series.Bruce Medway, fixer and debt collector for anyone in a deeper hole than himself, has heard a few stories in his time. The one that Napier Briggs tells him is patchy, but it doesn't exclude the vital fact that two million of his dollars have gone missing. Bruce is used to imperfect information - people get embarrassed at their own stupidity and criminality. But for the first time it leads to the gruesome and brutal death of a client.It would all have ended there but for Napier's daughter, the sexy, sassy and sussed Selina Aguia, a canny commodities broker. She brings money to the game and launches Bruce into a savage world where a power-hungry Nigerian presidential candidate, a rich blow-loving American and a mafia capo are fighting a silent war in which pawns are badly needed. Worse for Bruce, Selina wants revenge, and with the scam she invents she looks as if she'll get it. This is a world where blood is dirt - nobody really cares. Not even if they love you.

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The third in a series of critically acclaimed novels set in West Africa by the award-winning author of A SMALL DEATH IN LISBON

Enter into a treacherous world in West Africa, where British expatriate Bruce Medway, a clandestine "troubleshooter" and debt collector, finds himself unexpectedly immersed in toxic waste scams and mafia crime when a job for his newest client turns out to involve much more than the recovery of two million dollars. Selina, the client's seductive daughter, wants more than money--she is out for revenge. In his attempt to help her, Bruce delves into more danger than he bargained for. Because even though Selina is alluring, not even love can change the fact that in this world, blood is dirt.
Robert Wilson, a graduate of Oxford University, is the author of seven novels. He has worked in shipping, advertising, and trading in Africa, and has lived in Greece and West Africa. He currently lives in Portugal and Oxford, England.

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Robert Wilson has spent several years in West Africa, and he drew on this experience for his Bruce Medway novels. He and his wife now live in Portugal.

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