When Josh Hagarty is recruited by the charitable organization NewAfrica to manage a farming project in an underdeveloped African country, he signs on, figuring that he can put his newly acquired graduate degree in engineering to good use. But when Josh gets situated in Africa, he finds that NewAfrica may not be the philanthropic charity it purports to be. With the help of Annika Gritdal, a beautiful Scandinavian aid worker, and journalist J. B. Flannery, Josh must fight to uncover the truth. And soon they realize that some people will stop at nothing- even murder- to keep those facts secreted away.