When her dreams of rising through the police ranks crash around her, 26-year-old Emma Djan is unsure what will become of her life in Accra. Through a sympathetic former colleague, Emma joins a private detective agency. Meanwhile, Gordon Tilson, a middle-aged widower in Washington DC, has found solace in an online community after his wife’s passing. He’s even met a young Ghanaian widow he cares about. When Gordon runs off to Ghana to surprise his new love and disappears, his only son Derek goes after him, fearing for his father s life. The case will drag both Emma and Derek into a world of sakawa scams, fetish priests, and those willing to keep things secret through death.