SHIKA AMENYO, a sensitive, inhibited woman from a respectable family, discovers that her cousin, SEFA GAMELI, has been keeping a terrible secret that is killing him. She embarks with him on a journey that is replete with shocking family scandals, betrayal and deep loss, but also restitution. Shika's friends buttress her with much needed support: MIYO, a fragile, unreachable soul, and SWEETIE, a shrewd spitfire on a mission.
SHIKA, MIYO AND SWEETIE, the resilience of these three women comes from mastering the survival traits of the grove. They are bound by painful secrets from childhood that drive their relationships with the men in their lives.