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Businesswoman’s Fault

Set against the restless background of Nairobi’s corporate world, these seven stories deal with a diversity of issues and show emerging challenges facing Africans today especially in their struggle to survive, peopled by shrewd businessmen, corrupt Government technocrats, shady conmen and Okang’a Ooko's own particular brand of nasty women.



KISUMU tells the story of a man fighting to beat the odds in his own way in a town he knows so well. As a leader of music freaks in Kisumu's nefarious darkness, he encou-nters upsurging whirlpools of survival, exploitation, greed, feuds, and revenge. Despite all the hysteria, he makes a fairly good case for extraordinary achievement backmasking in heavy benga music.


When You Sing To The Fishes

Guitarist Otis Dundos is back in Kisumu. He is back for some unfinished business. He is searching for sanity and happiness. Happiness? In Kisumu lives the woman whose unfulfilled love still dwells his heart. But the moment he steps into Kisumu, he is thrown into a nightmare of intrigue, frustrations and stark terror. His mind is too bamboozled to even think.


  • She is a hunter and he is a gatherer. She is an enterprise builder; he has a penchant for making money. But they have to be married because they both want one thing. Power


    The plot is cunning and intricate...


    In the end, there are two strands running through Rapudo's life that are utterly incompatible. On the one hand is Evalyne, a rare woman of Nairobi, a political animal with Nairobian integrity and intelligence, and his own undistinguished business acumen and political ambition, a combination to bring him power, success and obscurity; on the other his fame, wealth and reputation, a one-off political game that cannot be lost, and only Rapudo knows why. Then there's Sally. She is ideal. She is the hunter. "The plot is cunning and intricate, the atmosphere sustained and terrifying, the characterisation never falters."



    I launch my new titles locally in print format after getting a nod and a wink from my publishers and my literary agent. Launch and eBook distribution comes a year later. Below are the new titles awaiting release. Order or preorder the paperback directly from me or from my publisher at


    Sally, an ambitious marketing pro, is covertly orchestrating her destiny in advertising. Her marriage to the millionaire Rapudo presents her with the seat of power her heart truly yearned and she evolves into a cold blooded political animal. Love, business, power and politics are at play here. They are married because they both want Power.  Her greed now wants to consume her like fire even before she reaches her goal. She must fight.



    When the double-minded Tandawuoya finds Salvation, he takes matters into his own hands. He lives a life of captive religion as an eccentric Christian, forcing all around him to accept Jesus, trying to enforce his radical messages. But his zeal is his biggest undoing. All the trappings of Christian divinity fail. This isn't a story of renewal. It’s the story of dark extremes of an eccentric faith. It’s a story of dark ugly evil in the hearts of men.



    Nine year-old Karo is raped by an alcoholic father. To protect her, a spirit posses her and gives her an appetite for blood. She is turned into a cold-hearted slayer whose new natural inclination is to lure people she doesn't like into death by using her mind to light up fires and set up accidents. This quick-paced deliciously dark thriller is fascinating and disturbing; its broadly drawn characters and spell-binding plot heighten its mystery. Terror ends not.


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