Forest Antwi is a romantic man, but losing his first and only love has left an empty void in his life. He has vowed never to love again, but then he falls for the wrong woman. He becomes a man running away from adark past, but what he doesn’t know is that the past always catches up no matter how far, or how much distance, one puts between the present and the past. Where will he run now? James Akwasi Tawiah, a local boy from Ghana, who has not learned the ways of the West and thinks he knows it all, sleeps with women and takes their life-savings to fund his failed business ventures. Despite being a self-proclaimed Christian, James is a loud-mouthed, know-it-all, who thinks he has the gift of being able to talk his way out of anything…
“With unerring insight into the lives of young Africans, carefully and wonderfully, Trudie Sturgess tells a moving story of young rape victims. Rape is a topic that many African don’t perceive as a violent act. They don’t think it’s wrong. Sensitivities so strong this novel will outrun the grave.”
Laurie Gordon, Eye for talent, editor.
Miss Sturgess writes so gracefully and with such restraint that all graphic sexual acts leap off the pages with an impact that resonate in one’s mind long after the last page of her book is read...
[ She] has captured her characters fears, emotions and complexity in what is sure to became an international significance.”
Joyce Osei-Owusu, Publisher, Voice of Ghanaians Canada
“When I finished Trudie Sturgess’s novel about, ‘ The Sons of Africa, my fist response was this is a story that Ghallywood needs!Miss Sturgess didn’t hold back in her condemnation of the sexual exploitations of African girl’s by African men. I sat down and I wept. ”
Jessica Williams, Ghallywood Actress