Feigning Heart

Feigning Heart

by Rod McCormick
Feigning Heart

Feigning Heart

by Rod McCormick

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Overview

Feigning Heart is not for the faint of heart.

Looking forward to Kenyan Independence, bureaucrat Tom Odhuno is willing to do anything to climb the ladder of power in his new nation. In the Kenya highlands a roadside robbery brings three people together. Odhuno and his young wife Eve Wakimu are set upon by thieves and Odhuno is robbed of everything. Jude Muigai, a student and farmer's son, comes to their rescue earning Odhuno's gratitude, but it is love at first sight for Eve and Muigai.
Eve claims she is Odhuno's slave because Odhuno paid "bride price" to her father for an arranged marriage. Odhuno claims Eve is bad luck for his career and wants return of the bride price. Odhuno who also has a city wife Viki divorces country wife Eve, separating their son Dhano and daughter Rose Waridi. Despite her love for Muigai, Eve seeking security for her and Rose marries British teacher Thomas Tatton. As consolation Muigai marries Eve's sister.
Odhuno as a corrupt bureaucrat accrues power and becomes wealthy poaching wildlife. Pursued by an undercover investigation, Odhuno attempts to keep his little empire afloat while maintaining connections with family.


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940149160136
Publisher: Word's Brook
Publication date: 03/06/2014
Series: Njoro Series , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 232
File size: 285 KB

About the Author

Rod McCormick was born, raised and educated in Illinois. After earning an M.Sc. in Physics he taught physics and math for four years in Kenya where he picked up many of the stories told in the three novels of the Njoro Series. Inspired by the learning experiences of his students both in Illinois and in Kenya, he returned to graduate school to learn about the psychology of problem solving. For the next thirty years he was involved in various forms of research and evaluation, retiring in 2010 to work on his writing, genealogy and photography.

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