The Helpers: An International Tale of Espionage and Corruption

SEN Books LLC
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American journalist, Jenny Osborne, will not let fear stop her from getting a story. She accepts her first big assignment abroad to report on the war that is causing political and social turbulence between the government and rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 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." Can Jenny's fulfill her duty to Kai and fight her feelings for Pierre, while trying to achieve her greater goal?


"The Helpers" find out that Jenny has obtained damaging information about them and 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 Lance and Pierre. But will they find her before it is too late? Or will "The Helpers" silence them once and for all.


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About the author

Nelson is an award-winning author whose first is novel was "Nightmare Along the River Nile." The story is set in Uganda and Sudan and it is about a student who was abducted by the Lords'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. Nelson's second novel "The Helpers" is an 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.

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SEN Books LLC
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Published on
Apr 20, 2014
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Pages
500
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English
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Genres
Fiction / Thrillers / Historical
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