The Lost Princess
Written by: Rita Akoto Coker
Illustrated by: Kwabena Opoku
Recommended for ages 13+
Number of pages: 136
Bakoma: Abandoned in a cave as a baby with obscure origins but found by some women. Bakoma grows from a nobody in the palace of Nton, with the kind of beauty kings and princes would die for. She falls in love with the heir apparent to the throne, Prince Gyakari, a man she couldn't have. This was a taboo and yet she couldn't help herself.
Prince Gyakari: Heir apparent to the Nton throne, tall, handsome, a proven warrior and backed by immense wealth, he is determined to have Bakoma as his wife even though tradition forbids him to marry a commoner. His inheritance is at stake and though his head warns him to desist from chasing Bakoma, his heart would not let him go.
Will these two star crossed lovers ever overcome the obstacle of tradition to be together? At what cost? This historical romance will keep you captivated from beginning to end.
This is the first novel of a trilogy about Prince Gyakari and Bakoma.