Whispers From The Soursop Tree
‘Whispers from The Soursop Tree’, is set in 2025, in St Nora, a fictional island in the Caribbean. After five years away, eighteen year old, Tayo, returns to her homeland. Nobody cooks anymore.They live on imported ‘meal replacement’ drinks and pre-cooked meals. Immune Deficiency Disease (IDD) is spreading through the region, killing mainly the young and pregnant women. Tayo is compelled to use the knowledge of traditional medicine passed onto her by her grandmother, AMA-SI, and powers given to her by The Ancestors, to heal and encourage people to return to traditional diets. But not everyone in St Nora wants her to succeed.
Secrets Are Not For Telling
At thirty-eight, Yvette's biggest concern is facing up to the fact that she's going to have to end her four-year relationship with Aaron and remain childless. But events, which start off with a promise to her dying father, sends Yvette's life tumbling into a devastating reality from which she cannot escape.