The Helpers: Paperback
(An International Tale of Espionage and Corruption)
American journalist, Jenny Osborne, will
not let fear stop her from getting a story. She is determined
to report on
the war between the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
and the rebels that is causing political and social turbulence within the
country. But after she and her photojournalist, John Spencer, arrive in
Kinshasa, they soon discover that things are not as they seem.
Monsieur Lance Lemmand, a veteran French Intelligence Officer in DRC,
suspects the hand of The Helpers in the current political unrest. He
enlists his protégé, the brilliant and handsome Pierre-Jean Philippe, to help him investigate.
When Kai, a local schoolgirl, who is hiding a deep dark, secret, decides
to take action, she seeks out Jenny for help. Kai gives Jenny damaging
information that could bring down The Helpers. But can Jenny survive long
enough to fulfill her duty to Kai and fight her feelings for Pierre, while
trying to achieve her ultimate goal?
"The Helpers" find out that Jenny has obtained damaging information about
them, they go after her with a vengeance. They will stop at nothing to prevent Jenny from exposing them.
Jenny finds herself on the run, caught in a web of intrigue, espionage and
assassinations, spanning from Congo to Europe, and as far reaching as the
United States. Her only hope is to find Lance and Pierre. But will they find her before it is
too late? Or will "The Helpers" silence them once and for all.
The Helpers: E-book
Nightmare Along the
Story of Twentieth Century Slavery)
As recently reported on various news media, sub-Saharan immigrants are being sold at auction in Libya. Such is the fate that befalls Edgar when on his way home from school, his bus is ambushed by rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Uganda. He and other students are abducted and taken to the LRA headquarters in Sudan where evil awaits. He finds himself caught up in a nightmare he never imagined and his life is forever changed.
Edgar's friends learn of his fate and embark on a challenging and unpredictable rescue mission full of twists and turns. Can they find the strength to continue the difficult search? Can Edgar's faith sustain him long enough to escape the hell he is in? Find out in this compelling narrative about a young man and his loyal friends.
Written in simple English with an African point of view, this award-winning story which was inspired by actual events, will tug at your heart strings.
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Thank you for
visiting this site. Nelson is an award-winning author who writes African action-adventure stories on topics like: friendship, LRA, war, espionage,
colonialism, corruption and human-trafficking. Her first novel Nightmare Along the River Nile is set in Uganda and Sudan. It is about a student who was abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and sold into slavery. The story was inspired by actual events that happened to many young people in Northern Uganda in the 1990s. Nightmare Along
the River Nile has been listed among the top books on slavery. Nelson's second novel
The Helpers is an action-packed international tale of espionage and corruption, which is set in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Europe and United States. Although the story is fictitious, much of its background was inspired by historical events that happened during colonial times. The sequel to The Helpers
is still in development.
Since both books tackle difficult subjects, we don't recommend them for young
Nelson works as a Consultant for the United
Nations and other non-profit organizations. She has lived and worked in
United States, Europe and Africa. She is an advocate of human rights, peace,
child education and anti-slavery. Nelson can be reached by email at email@example.com