After blowing a large inheritance from his wealthy parents, Derick Lees looks destined for life on the streets, following a path far removed from his former lifestyle. When the family solicitor is instructed to trace his wealthy client's nephew, a mysterious journey ensues, with a narrative that parallels the prodigious Labours of Hercules.'The Nemean Lion' is an exhilarating tale; a tale that follows the challenges presented to one man, whose capricious life traces a web of loyalty, pride and deceit. Like Hercules, famed for his strength, Derick's future depends on his commitment to conquering his own heroic labours. This story plays a winning hand of seduction, subterfuge and double-dealing, uniting all the traits inherent in an archetypal thriller.