A high-profile death. Corrupt government officials. Millions of dollars amiss. Here comes the third instalment in the critically acclaimed, Amaka Thriller Series. “Leye Adenle has my vote for the crown prince of crime writers in the UK.” – James Ellroy

“Adenle is crime fiction’s best new voice for years.” – Lee Child

A frantic phone call interrupts Amaka Mbadiwe’s new life in London.
A renowned pastor has been assassinated in his hotel room while one of her girls, Funke, hid naked and terrified inside a sofa. Amaka is headed back to Lagos, and to a new world of private jets, money
laundering and mega-churches. With her trusted ally Police Inspector Ibrahim out of the country, and the hostile Inspector Musa breathing down her neck, Amaka must race against the clock to rescue Funke and untangle this twisted web of religion, power and politics.

With a punishing intensity, full of twists and turns, this electrifying
sequel to When Trouble Sleeps allows readers to dive into the seedy
underworld of Lagos, and the darker aspects of religion, greed, and


Why this book is important?
• A timely exploration of the corruption behind the scenes of mega-churches
• Set in a sunny Lagos brought thrillingly to life, Unfinished Business will introduce lovers of crime fiction to a new setting ripe for intrigue in this Naija Noir
• Features a formidable and multi-dimensional leading lady Amaka, solving crime as continues on her crusade to look after the city’s sex workers
• The series has been translated into French, Spanish and German with the first book in the series, Easy Motion Tourist winning Le Prix Marianne at the Salon du Polar du Pau in 2016.

About the Author

Leye Adenle is the author of the award-winning Amaka thriller
series, Easy Motion Tourist and When Trouble Sleeps. He is also
contributor to Lagos Noir (Akashic Books, 2018) and Sunshine Noir
(White Sun Books, 2016). His short story ‘The Assassin’ was
shortlisted for the CWA Short Story Dagger 2017. Leye is from a
family of writers, the most famous of whom was his grandfather,
Oba Adeleye Adenle I, a former king of Oshogbo in South West Nigeria. Leye lives in London. He has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Open Book’ and is a regular panelist at literary and crime festivals. Adenle is available for interviews and literary events.

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