Inspired by true events, Children of the Underworld is the thrilling, epic tale of a female private investigator’s astonishing courage and strength in searching for a missing young girl.
Born in Tehran, Sharzad dreamt of traveling the world as an investigative journalist. She’d fantasized of becoming a Persian version of Oriana Fallacci, the great Italian reporter. In her wildest dreams, she never imagined getting involved in the horrifying International child trafficking of children.From San Francisco to Malaysia and Singapore, Sharzad’s search for an innocent young girl turns into web of riveting saga of love, suspense and deceit. It exposes the dark underground bases where children are kept as sex slaves and experiments and much more.
Sharzad’s objective: Locate a young girl named Elizabeth, and bring her home. Elizabeth was born in San Francisco. Her mother was a Palestinian who was literally given to her father by her parents based on a prearranged marriage. What she didn’t know was that her mother was willing to sell her own flesh and blood into slavery to sick pedophiles for only three hundred dollars. Join Sharzad on a multinational rescue mission to rescue Elizabeth from her horrible captors.
Basing the story on her own cases over decades of finding and returning abducted children, author and international private investigator Monique Lessan spins a tale of treachery and horror that you’ll never forget.