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Bookhouse Prize Winners

Bookhouse Prize Winners

The maiden edition of the Bookhouse Prize Dinner was a glamorous night that surpassed expectations for a book industry award night. Speciaal guests, awardees, nominees, judges and other guests all dressed with a touch of ankara witnessed the award dinner loaded with amazing performances.

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-SCARLET

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-SCARLET

SYNOPSIS For many generations, uncertainty and tension have pervaded both the people of Under The Sky and the wraiths of Kiriyanga, but they trudge on, while holding on to the little streaks of light at the end of this seemingly-never-ending tunnel – a prophecy that order would be restored on the Day of Scarlet. This imminent respite, however, comes with […]

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-CROSSROADS

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-CROSSROADS

SYNOPSIS Michael and Lynda fall in love on the first day they set eyes on each other as fresh men in the University of Lagos. But low self esteem, misplaced priorities and pride causes them to instantly deny it in their hearts. They would not even bring themselves to admit an attraction so obvious to everyone else. In a lengthy […]

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-THE HERDSMAN

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-THE HERDSMAN

SYNOPSIS Jemmima, sex starved wife of an AWOL husband could not take it any longer. After all personal sex therapy has failed her she allows herself to be lured into the grasp of a herdsman who knows his way around her body, but is also more than she bargained for. After several rounds of heart banging sex with him, she […]

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-WHITE WHISPERS

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-WHITE WHISPERS

SYNOPSIS White Whispers is a narrative collage bordered on love, loss, displacement, and the everydayness of identity. The stories, dramatic and prosaic at the same time, attempts to steer the reader to spaces of thought filled with twists and longing. EXCERPT I RAN FASTER THAN MY LEGS could carry me, along a sinuous pathway where the wind hushed in whispers […]

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-LICENSED CRIME

BOOKHOUSE PRIZE-LICENSED CRIME

SYNOPSIS Grandma, a no-nonsense Lagos based woman would not allow anyone to downplay her. But the greed which rules her life becomes her undoing. She succeeds in preventing her son, Frederick from marrying Elizabeth because the latter was an osu, an outcast. And as far as Grandma was concerned, a freeborn does not marry an outcast in Igbo land. This […]

BOOKHOUSE-FALLEN ANGEL

BOOKHOUSE-FALLEN ANGEL

SYNOPSIS Fallen Angel, a Romantic Suspense genre, is a sordid tale of past sins, regret, rape and a quest to keep true love, set in two cities; Uyo and Lagos States. The protagonist ENO MATHEWS is a girl who was thrown into poverty when her father died after an accident that took his legs. In a poverty alleviation scheme organized […]

BOOKHOUSE-RETRIBUTION

BOOKHOUSE-RETRIBUTION

SYNOPSIS Today, many have taken to founding churches as no more than a means to an end and this end is not spiritual, but financial. Churches sprout up everywhere and fake prophets with them. These prophets obtain and lie and deceive to get what they want, never minding the problems their actions could case for the victims. The C.C.F. (Cheated […]