Bakoma: Abandoned in a cave as a baby with obscure origins but found by some women. Bakoma grows from a nobody in the palace of Nton, with the kind of beauty kings and princes would die for. She falls in love the heir apparent to the throne, Prince Gyakari, a man she couldn’t have. This was a taboo and yet she couldn’t help herself. Prince Gyakari: Heir apparent to the Nton throne, tall, handsome, a proven warrior and backed by an immense wealth. He is determined to have Bakoma as his wife even through tradition forbids him to marry a commoner. His inheritance is at stake and though his head warns him to desist, his heart would not let him go. Will these two star crossed lovers ever overcome the obstacle of tradition and be together?
Born into the royal family of the Butuakwa Stool of Hemang and the royal family of Antoa-Kwabere, Rita Akoto Coker, a Marketing Consultant, is married with three children and now lives in Chicago, USA, with her family. She is a regular contributor to the monthly magazine, Africa Spectrum, based in Chicago, Illinois.