Mendus Harris writes conspiracy thrillers. His books are based in a fictional gold mine named Lomax and draw on his extensive experience as an exploration geologist.Very few people appreciate how a large gold mine in Africa functions and those that do may not be keen for the truth to be told.
His writing conjures images which are redolent with the sights and sounds of West African gold mines, the characters who inhabit them and the political conflicts which can threaten to rip them apart. Here is an author who has been there and seen that and has a view on what he has experienced.
Dead Man’s Gold
The first in Lomax Gold Mine Series is set in a small town in Ghana, West Africa which exists for no other reason than to mine gold. Surrounding the town is jungle where live the Galamsey; African Hillbillies and illegal miners who practice Voodoo and periodically invade the mine to steal gold.
In the second in the series Ed returns to Lomax Gold Mine after a plea from Allen, his friend and mentor. The major financial fraud discovered by Ed on his last visit has caused the new Mine Manger to throw the mine into turmoil.
At the behest of Lucky Lomax, wealthy tycoon and owner of Lomax Gold Mine, Ed undertakes a hazardous journey to the wilderness of Canada’s eastern coast where he joins an exploration crew prospecting in an isolated corner of the Labrador sea.