Jack Carlisle is a Winnipeg born, protestant business man, separated and living in Vancouver. Gulnar Alibhai is a young Muslim woman from Kenya, who has convinced her parents to let her immigrate to Canada and live with her uncle. An innocent friendship with Jack grows into a love affair they must keep secret from Gulnar's conservative Muslim family. But when her family discover the couple's plans for marriage, they trick her into returning to Kenya and hold her against her will in a small village. Jack knows that if he is ever to lay eyes on Gulnar again, he must to to Africa. But how will he find her A compelling and true story of Jack's adventure to Africa and Gulnar's decision that would change their lives forever.