The book begins with Data getting raped by a solider during the war and how she and her parents survive the war, finally getting back to their house "233 bonny street", which for her father, provides a place of succor, but Data leaves her child behind and begins a new life in the city of Lagos.
Fast forward to present day:
In a culture where a man’s word is revered, a world where a woman lives for a man, where change is an impossibility, Ikenna is thrown into this world by accident, into the life of a pregnant widow, Nkechi. Here he feels her pain, he comprehends her struggle, her turmoil, her confusion and her resolves. He sees the injustice she faces in the hands of her in-laws. The traditions that struggle to keep her in cage, and wonders why she doesn’t fight back, but then he sees strength in her silence. Life teaches him that this world doesn’t have to be his alone, but can be shared equally in everything and by everyone. In resolutions secrets are revealed. The past struggling to usurp the future, but love supersedes everything.
Firi kamson weaves a spellbinding and passionate tale infused with great family history, unforgettable incidence during the Nigerian civil war and present day Nigeria, together, giving birth to life, which begins an exhilarating new series with an eruptive push or does it?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Firi kamson is a South East Asia based published author, blogger, business coach, consultant and an aspiring pilot. She is the creator of iheartcraft.net. Passionate about what she does, her stories will transport you to another time and place.
Before she published her first work Ere’s Secret, she had longed to be a writer but was afraid of taking the risk and plunging in deep into a world unknown to her. Getting Ere’s Secret out was a huge step for her, creating a writer who grows daily as life unfolds. Deciding to go the self publishing route hasn’t been easy but it has been exciting, the thrill of the unknown feeding into the author’s sense of exhilarating adventurous tendencies. Working on her goal to publish 10 books this year.
Firi kamson hopes that she can take her readers into her world, a world that she creates with characters dear to her heart as she continues to be fascinated by the minds and motives of her characters. She confronts their fears, their insecurities, their goals and their ultimate hope to have happy lives, and like she always believes love conquers all.
When she isn’t writing she is working on her crafts which she shares on her craft blog, www.ihearcraft.net.