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A Reign Supreme: A Novel by Richard Crystal

By Richard Crystal

A long island jazz musician discovers he has a half-brother—a king in Kenya—and embarks on a trip to Africa that becomes a non secular odyssey.

whilst a copper deposit is stumbled on at the land of the Makenda tribe in jap Kenya, a tender king, Ule Samanga, is advised to relocate his humans to a refugee camp in Nairobi or danger imprisonment. while all seems to be misplaced, the younger king discovers the lifestyles of Curtis Jackson, a mysterious part brother shortly residing in manhattan. Believing this unforeseen information to be an omen from the spirit of his ancestors, he eagerly seeks Curtis’s aid to avoid wasting their sacred tribal homeland.

A suffering loan dealer and previous jazz prodigy, Curtis at the start has little interest in constructing a dating along with his newly came upon African kin. but if he’s provided with an fascinating enterprise provide, he embarks on a trip to Africa that turns into a religious odyssey, altering him in methods he by no means imagined.

during this guaranteed debut, Richard Crystal weaves a fancy tale of latest ethical imperatives conceived in the course of Obama’s positive election as America’s first black president. issues of company malfeasance and exploitation will resonate with readers of The consistent Gardener and Blood Diamond. yet past a number of the political machinations, readers will discover a heartwarming tale infused with the lines of Coltrane, the heritage of jazz, and the iconic strength of family.

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