Friday, 15th January 1966 is the day a nine-year old girl loses her Dad in a car accident. It is also the day of the first military coup in Nigeria. She returns with her mixed race mother to her ancestral home in Scotland only to find that Aberdeen was not what she imagined it would be. Amanda Susan Blake is thrown into the murky world of family politics and adult intrigue. She enters a battle of wits with her widowed mother. 'The fact that you are my mother does not mean that you own me.' She tells her. 'If you did not give birth to me, another woman would have!' 'Those That Trespass Against Us.' establishes Meto Edgar Onwuamaegbu as a master storyteller. He weaves a powerful web of intrigue around the lives of his characters as they deal with the complexities of life in the failing state their country has become.