Vultures in the Playground

  • Title: Vultures in the Playground
  • Author: A. Sparrow
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Vultures in the Playground Name Archie Parsons Occupation Malaria consultant Hobbies Mosquito husbandry Cat fancying Long walks through West African shanty towns at sunset That last activity nearly gets Archie killed fresh off
    Name Archie Parsons Occupation Malaria consultant Hobbies Mosquito husbandry Cat fancying Long walks through West African shanty towns at sunset That last activity nearly gets Archie killed fresh off a plane in Liberia Robbed and beaten, he is lucky to get away with bruises, contusions and a stolen passport.Turns out, these weren t run of the mill thugs They workName Archie Parsons Occupation Malaria consultant Hobbies Mosquito husbandry Cat fancying Long walks through West African shanty towns at sunset That last activity nearly gets Archie killed fresh off a plane in Liberia Robbed and beaten, he is lucky to get away with bruises, contusions and a stolen passport.Turns out, these weren t run of the mill thugs They work for Xtraktiv, a black ops security firm contracted by a consortium of oil companies that aims to steal Archie s identity and murder him They seek access to Archie s professional network, particularly his connections with Health Ministries, to facilitate a killing spree of obstructive politicians and activists in and around the Gulf of Guinea These executions are to be orchestrated by their top assassin a man code named Agent Black who becomes personally involved in the second attempt to take down Archie at Robertsfield Airport But while tangling with Archie in a terminal washroom, Black is killed in a freak accident involving a slick floor and a hard sink The consortium naturally assumes that their man prevailed This is Agent Black, after all After Black s remains are efficiently disposed of by local contractors, the consortium blindly shuttles Archie all over West Africa, providing airline tickets, weapons and intelligence via briefcases left in luxury hotel suites For a time he plays along, exploiting his mistaken identity to warn intended targets of their peril Once the consortium discovers their error, they dispatch Black s East African counterpart, a man code named Agent White, to set things straight Archie finds himself pitted against the most brutal corporate assassin on the African continent The US State Department won t help him because he s officially deceased And the consortium has infiltrated the diplomatic corps to its highest levels The only person who dares come to his assistance is his cat sitter Melissa, a young woman of Caribbean extraction whose shadowy past renders her much formidable than Archie realizes.

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    1. A. Sparrow, FREE **** The four stars should tell you that, in spite of a terrible title and quite a few editing errors, this is a good book. A PHD, working for an NGO as a Malaria Consultant in eastern Africa, suddenly finds himself in the middle of a bunch of assassins-for-hire because of an identity switch. Tense, non-stop action all over eastern Africa. Interesting characters, good plot, lots of local color and techie stuff.

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    2. Though Vultures in the Playground by A. Sparrow is a work of fiction, the subject of the continuing violence and upheaval for Africans is very real and in the present day. I applaud Sparrow for addressing this topic and for bringing into question the corruption that allows this turmoil to continue. It's corruption that isn't just done by African governments or people, but corruption that is manipulated and used by other governments who wish to use the ensuing chaos to further their own ends. I k [...]

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    3. In broad strokes, the story is engaging. In the details, however, it is implausible. A doctor doing work in West Africa for various NGOs gets mixed up in a plot to kill a few high profile trouble makers across the region. Along the way he inconceivably usurps the identity of the would-be assassin, and no one realizes it. He also has his neighbor/cat-sitter along as a side-kick.Even if I could keep on reading the silly plot, I was hung up on the number of grammatical errors and typos. More than o [...]

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    4. Very interesting!

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