Pub Date 21 Jul 2018
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In the land of flaunted sex, money, and flexible rules, an ambitious but lonely Rick Daly faces his demons.
Rick Daly has established a business in the exotic surroundings of the Philippines, while simultaneously discovering Marilyn Delgado, the woman of his dreams.
However, a clash of cultures and his own naiveté lead to disaster. Falsely accused of a sexual crime, Rick loses both his freedom and his business. To add insult to injury, a prison escape merely amounts to switching jails.
In a world where the rich prosper, honest individuals are forced to the wall, and a cynical disregard for all but the dollar is destroying society from within, crime soon follows punishment for Rick.
Close to losing his soul, will Rick's ultimate success in drug and arms dealing finally lead him to face up to reality?
Brownout is a great read and offers an insight into a world of internal struggle in an unfamiliar culture. It is a very intriguing read with several plots that get you thinking. I definitely recommend giving this book a read as you won’t be disappointed.” – avidreader, Amazon review
“If your interested in obtaining insight into another culture this is the book for you. It’s a window into the culture of a population we see every day but sometimes know little about. It is also a really good and fast-paced story with a lot of twists and turns. A book well worth reading. If there is one drawback it is that the sex is a little graphic for my taste, otherwise, having said that, I would certainly recommend it.” – lawyer, Amazon review
A realistic and well written story that reflects life and customs in the Philippines as they really are. The story follows the life and adventures of Rick Daly, an Aussie expat who attempts to start a business and life in the Philippines. It gives an insight into both the Filipino and Australian mind set and the complications which occur when the two interact. This is an essential and entertaining read for anyone who is contemplating visiting the Philippines for an extended period, forming a relationship there, or simply in search of a good story. Peter Hardwicke, Amazon review
Great hero and antihero transition, that was quite plausible. Greenfingers, Amazon review