Augustine Sam is a journalist by profession, a novelist by choice, and a poet by chance. A bilingual writer, an award-winning poet, and the author of three books, Augustine is a member of the U.K. Chartered Institute of Journalists and the international society of poets.
He was the winner of the "Editors' Choice Award" in the North America Open Poetry contest, sponsored by the National Library of Poetry, and was invited to be inducted into the International Society of Poets. He won the Merit Award from this society, as well as having two of his poems published in two international anthologies.
His poetry collection, Flashes of Emotion, was the 2015 finalist in the International Book Award Contest. It is permanently listed on BookAwards.com.
SEX SCANDALS IN HIGH PLACES ...
An exposé on the murky world of high-stakes politics...a depiction of the life-and-death struggle of a young female lawyer who goes to great lengths to outwit a diabolical trio in order to save her lover from a murder rap.
The conscience of a town steeped in sexism, vanity and hypocrisy is pricked by the brutal murder of a mysterious woman in an LA park. But the shock is transformed into a steamy, seductive scandal when the corpse turns out to be Susan Whitaker, the flamboyant wife of the governor of California.
A secret lover/blackmailer theory leads to the indictment of Hollywood's most influential black celebrity. It is only the beginning, for Susan Whitaker, in fact, did not exist.
Little does anyone realize that this colossal fraud is a mere curtain raiser to a chilling world of ugly skeletons dating back to the assassination of a U.S. senator in a Washington hotel sauna, skeletons connected to riveting sex scandals in high places, skeletons the FBI and political kingmakers will kill for...
THE CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE