Author Kevin Naicker’s New Book Unravels a Story Inspired by Real-Life Events

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The Story of a Young Man Caught in a Tangled Web of Deceit, Abuse of Power, Endless Heartbreaks, Emotional Turmoil and Unjustified Use of Medical and Military Power

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A child’s pledge to his dying father leads him to a world of hurt and misery. His world-renowned widowed mum struggles to love him as her one and only child, who is pursued by another mum. Through a tangled web of deceit, abuse of power, endless heartbreaks, emotional turmoil, unjustified use of medical and military knowledge, this young boy has to mature into a sporting hero and a medical super specialist.

My Mums My Foe written by Dr. Kevin Naicker is a medical, scientific, martial arts suspense thriller that tells the story of Brad, an abused child and his bid to keep his promise to his father. He has ingenious and skillful blend of martial arts in him, clever science and medicine. He has to travel on a sabbatical to Africa to bring to an end the injustices set upon him and his family and to find love and peace from his mums. Will a tribal witch doctor lead him to happiness or death? Will one mum has to die for another to smile?

While this book is inspired by real-life events that the author has personally witnessed or have lived through some experiences with others who have been affected, this book is still a hybrid of fiction and non-fiction. There are elements of science fiction, science fact, science fantasy, martial arts, and references to the military and also included are cultural ideologies and norms.

My Mums My Foe is a compelling read from beginning to end and stresses on the issue of abuse of power and authority be it military, medical or technology. Furthermore, it will remind readers on the need to uphold family values. It also serves to awaken the senses of everyone particularly for those whose children the world over have become a victim of abuse either mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

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About the Author
Dr. Kevin Naicker was born in the Republic of South Africa in Durban. After year twelve at school, he completed a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in microbiology at the University of Durban-Westville. He was accepted into the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine and qualified as a medical doctor in 1994. He practised as a general medical practitioner in the northern part of Kwazulu Natal. Here he was commissioned as a district surgeon/police doctor and had to attend to rape victims and conduct post-mortems as part of a wide spectrum of duties. After serving this rural area for eight years, he then moved over to Queensland, Australia, and currently practises on the Gold Coast as a specialist in general medicine. He is passionate about martial arts and has practised many forms of the art, including aspects of Muay Thai and Western boxing and is currently studying Judo and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and NInjutsu and is a Level 1 coach for Judo. He lives with his wife, Roshilla, and son, Shaveer.

My Mums My Foe * by Kevin Naicker
Trade Paperback; AU$29.99; 176 pages; 978-1-4836-2246-0
Trade Hardback; AU$49.99; 176 pages; 978-1-4836-2247-7
Ebook; AU$4.25; 978-1-4836-2248-4

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at 1-800-455-039. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (02) 8088 6078 or call 1-800-455-039.

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