From Nemesis Island (Google eBook)

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Troubador Publishing Ltd, Aug 1, 2010 - British - 336 pages
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ďNo one seems to refer to it by name.Ē While London journalist, Richard, prepares to visit an anonymous Adriatic island, a girl on the island bides her time to escape its clutches as she is groomed for a sophisticated prostitution and human trafficking racket. When Richardís suspicions about the island are aroused he decides to investigate.Used to sharing professional success with girlfriend Trish and to enjoying the ups and downs of their sexually charged relationship, his investigations uncover a very different and merciless world of violence and cruelty and one girlís attempts at freedom. As he and Trish become caught up in the intrigues of this world, the disturbing consequences force Richard to face up to his laddish preconceptions and take a stand against the devastating effects of female exploitation.From Nemesis Island is a dark tale of relationships and intrigue, which propels chick lit into the world of the thriller. It tells of love, loyalty, corruption and revenge, and is suitable for those concerned with the effects on women of a sexualised society.

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About the author (2010)

Christine Mustchin has worked as a GP in Cumbria and as a doctor in Sexual and Reproductive Health. Prior to this she studied languages, literature and cultural studies at university and has written a doctoral thesis on Samuel Beckett. Christine currently lives in Sussex and near Lake Como in Italy. This is her first published work of fiction.

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