Princess Foruwa of the 17th Century West Africa, her family and kingdom never existed in recorded history. But the tragedy that struck her life was all too real; the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Princess Foruwa is the only and long awaited child of King Kwame Amanfie, who rules the imaginary Asemta region. Named for her grandmother, a famous warrior queen, the princess is raised by loving parents in the lush, prosperous kingdom of Dankyira (located approximately where Ghana exists today). Trouble comes to paradise on the princess's 11th birthday in 1667; the king is assasinated in an uprising and she is kidnapped overseas on a slave ship to become the wife of an American plantation owner. Thus, the story of Princess Foruwa and the legacy of her gold bracelet- the story that will unfold over this series of novels-is initiated.
- Publisher : Seaburn (August 28, 2008)
- Language: : English
- ISBN-13 : 9781592321308