is nothing ruthless, conniving, solicitor Jean-Orleans Le Noireau can now do to have
the inheritance returned. So he plots and plans and waits as his demure,
sixteen year old niece, Astral stumbles through the loneliness and despair of
orphaned existence in Scotland Bay.
Le Noireau set in the estate village of Scotland Bay and Port of Spain,
Trinidad, at the onset of World War 11, weaves a tale of greed, murder and redemption of a family at the dawn of democracy in the Caribbean island.
La Marin -
In 1765, Frenchman Franz Claude le Noireau, flees the burning, sugar estates of San Domingue, with blood on his hands and enough of the King's gold in his sachet to start a new life anywhere in the Antilles. He has succumbed to the machete wielding horrors which birth free men and new personas fleeing the French island colony.
With a handful of his trusted house slaves Franz Claude embarks on a journey through the churning Antilles to Spanish Trinidad where the light of dawn brings new meaning to his life in the virgin forest of Scotland Bay.
Crooked Cabinet -
When American diplomat Rhys Le Noireau is posted to Trinidad he has no idea his presence evokes the memory of one of the most sordid secrets in that country's history.
In 1939, prime real estate, the home of 20 villages along the north west peninsula of Trinidad were leased by the United Kingdom colonial government to the American military for use as a naval base in the south Caribbean.
Crooked Cabinet -a tale of greed, redemption and restoration.
Madras Raja & Co.
When sugar cane was king in Trinidad, East Indian labourers were brought to the island to work on the estates. Sukee, his uncle, two brothers and sister all came to Trinidad at that time looking, for a better life. He left Madras as Sukee the labourer and landed in Trinidad as RamSukee the Madras Raja.
This is a delightful tale of a community of immigrants struggling to find their way in the unfamiliar setting of the British colony, Trinidad just after the emancipation of African slaves.
Kings of the Caribbean
He didn't know what was worse, picong from the fellas listening to the match on the Redifussion radio boxes in the club house, back in Trinidad or being vilified by his cricket mad countrymen up and down the islands of the Caribbean. He had to score runs today!
Kings of the Caribbean, a novel about cricket mad West Indians gives a play by play of the lives of four promising West Indian cricketers all
members of the region's foremost cricket team.
The House in Christina Gardens
Rabble rousing social activist Abdul Malik flees the United Kingdom and steps into the fermenting cesspool of discontent that is Trinidad and Tobago in the mid 1970s.
Within a year of his arrival, Malik and his loyal followers are entrenched in a shuttered house surrounded by immaculate vegetable gardens with inescapable doors in Christina Gardens.
This is the story of those who lived there.
Under The Reef