CURIOUS TUSKS takes Stuart Lehrman across North and East Africa in search of his grandfather, George Atkinson’s assassin. A photojournalist for numerous international journals, including The Herald Tribune, George was found dead on his porch in Arusha Tanzania after several articles revealing inhumane, but lucrative, practices by Africans and others. Atkinson’s assassin, determined to halt appearance of a story that would bring his trade to an end shot the man. As Stuart makes his way through the continent others are murdered, including Atkinson’s editors to stop Stuart. With the help of a clever African family, Stuart collects the story to be certain it is released to the world. This character driven novel is a must read for those curious about the devastating effects of colonialism and resilience of Africans from this scourge.