Bitter Sweet

by Nanette Spurway



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/2/2006

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 336
ISBN : 9781425901806

About the Book

Alyson is a beautiful naieve young woman who inadvertently gets caught up is a drug smuggling ring.  She is setup as the decoy by her employer with whom she thinks she is in love. She gets shot and spends time in hospital while her girlfriend Debbie with whom she works also finds herself entangled in the same drug smuggling racket.  Alyson is accosted in hospital by a large man “Archie”, who believes she has a sachet of un-cut cocaine still in her possession.  When he cannot get any information from Alyson he kidnaps her mother who is later thrown out of the car onto the highway.  Alyson appears in court and after an intense trial is acquitted by last minute evidence brought in by Freddie, a good friend of hers.  Alyson later on finds out that Freddie is a detective who has been following the case for two years and with the help of Alyson and Debbie is able to crack the case at last. However, it is not over yet. A car chase ensues and they have an accident where Freddie is injured. Eventually, on the night when Debbie and Raymond become engaged, they find out who the real drug lord is.

About the Author

Nan Spurway was born in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, south Africa. During her school life she also lived in Zimbabwe, Swaziland, the Orange Free State and Transvaal (now Gauteng).  Her writing career began four years ago during a long convalescence after being very ill with hepatitis. She is at present studying Visual Arts at UNISA University in Pretoria.  Writing is her first passion and paints for relaxation, both of which take her traveling around South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia.