A rich mix of African tradition, classic crime fiction and the supernatural.
Wiiliam Mawolo arrives in a small Liberian town with a secret mission: to investigate the mysterious disappearance of the police chief.
The locals, however - police force and citizens alike - are far from happy about his presence, and their hostility is increasing daily, threatening to boil over. At the same time, Mawolo is drawn to the departed chief's daughter, Makemeh, who for some reason doesn't seem to be too concerned about her missing father.
Intrigued, Mawolo decides to stay longer than required - and even attempts to take charge of the town. Little by little, he has started to behave like the despotic man whose disappearance he came to investigate. His desire to uncover the town’s dark secrets puts him in danger . . . but will his heart rule his head?
Bound To Secrecy is an exploration of power and the fear it generates; and of love in all its magical, addictive forms.
A rich mix of African tradition, classic crime fiction and the supernatural, Bound to Secrecyis a captivating account of the complexities of Liberian society and the inevitable clash between modern life and ancient cultures. Acclaimed author Vamba Sherif brilliantly guides us through – but some mysteries remain...