Ancient curses. Angry gods. Corrupt tribal chiefs. Romance. War.
Where does it start? Where does it end? Who emerges victorious? And who the vanquished?
When Mamuke undertakes an errand for her pregnant sister, little does she know that her journey would catapult her into a dark world full of secrecy, suspense, and adventure. As she embarks on a pilgrimage of self-discovery with far-reaching consequences, loyalties are tested to the limit.
Born in mysterious circumstances with no memory of her parents, Mamuke is taken on an arduous journey to her past with nail-biting events building up to the moment of truth between her and the prince she crosses paths with on her journey to the unknown. Lured into the arms of Prince Uwami, her courage and loyalty are tested, but will she rise to these challenges, even if they become a matter of life and death?
Written in beautiful prose with vivid clarity that make it easy to visualize the story, Mysterious Depths is a walk back in time to a period when Africa was ruled by men whose powers were as great as the ability of the priests who did their bidding with the gods. A time when curses could make or break one’s destiny, where fates were decided by lethal rituals and life was littered with bad omens. It’s against this backdrop that Mamuke stumbles upon a ceremony she wasn’t supposed to see, setting off a series of events that open the doors of her family’s history, bringing the wrath of the spirit-world on herself, leading to wars that put the future of everything and everyone she holds dear at stake.
An intriguing tale based on deep-rooted cultural mysteries, entrenched in a bygone era describing the tug of war between love and power in an ancient African setting.