Sweetness comes at a price…
When sweet-natured Mercy married successful businessman and aspiring politician, Lucas Peterson, she abandoned her media career to focus on her husband and raising her son, Hakeem. But with the country now hurtling towards elections, Lucas’s eye is on the ministerial position he craves within the Party and when Mercy’s best friend, Araba – the niece of the Party leader – returns to Ghana, Mercy refuses to see what’s obvious to everyone.
In a desperate bid to regain control of her life, Mercy reaches out to her friend, Max Bamford, a ruthless media boss with a reputation for uncovering corruption. Max’s lifeline changes everything, but Mercy’s hopes for a new beginning are threatened by Lucas’s ambitions and risk the happiness of the person she loves most.
Armed with devastating evidence that can destroy Lucas’s political future, Mercy is torn between protecting her son and taking revenge on his father. Faced with an impossible dilemma, Mercy will have to prove that sweetness can be a strength.
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‘In these times of constant bad news, it was a joy to be transported to another world and to share a slice of Mercy's life in Ghana. Frances Mensah Williams has vividly brought Mercy and the other characters to life in an easy and compulsive read. Just delightful.’
‘I loved this short novella. It was a great plot and packed with intrigue and I was never quite sure where it was going next. I am looking forward to the next book in the series.’
‘Read in one sitting. Emotional yet gripping, this novel reminds you of the true power of a woman who refuses to lose! Great read.’