The protagonist of this novel, Ya Rose, quit her job in her native country and travelled to the United Kingdom to seek greener pastures. There, she found life extremely hard contrary to her expectations. Consequently, she resorted to luring men into relationships with the aim of manoeuvring her way out of the awkward situation in which she found herself.
Ebou Gaye is a Gambian writer residing in the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Writers' Association of The Gambia and an alumnus of Cambridge Wolfson College. He attended King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, the Management Development Institute in The Gambia, the University of Cambridge in UK and the Banjul postgraduate extension programme of the University of Limoges, France.