Blood Is Dirt

Blood Is Dirt

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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 more than the recovery of two million dollars. But Napier, the client, isn't the worst of Bruce's problems; that falls to Selina, Napier's seductive daughter, who wants more than money--she is out for revenge. In his attempt to help Selina, Bruce delves into more danger than he bargained for. Nothing is static in this intense plot-driven novel where truth is murky and motives are hidden.While Bruce is no stranger to lies, deceit, and crime, he has never met anyone like Selina and her cohorts. And even though Selina is alluring, not even love can change the fact that in this world, blood is dirt. A Harvest Original
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Product details

  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 132.08 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 317.51g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0156011255
  • 9780156011259
  • 365,529

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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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Review quote

PRAISE FOR BLOOD IS DIRT
"Robert Wilson is a class act. . . . For once, a novelist influenced by
Raymond Chandler is not shown up by the comparison."
THE SUNDAY TIMES (LONDON)
A vivid and steamy stumble on the wild side.
VAL McDERMID, a u t h o r o f THE DISTANT ECHO
"
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184 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 27% (49)
4 42% (78)
3 25% (46)
2 4% (8)
1 2% (3)
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