Sam has been raised into the slave hunting profession by his ruthless uncle, but on his latest excursion to the Gold Coast, on the Gulf of Guinea, he encounters Princess Obrenpongba, the beautiful daughter of an Ashanti king, and his heart is changed forever. Now married, Sam must learn to move forward, despite his past, and merge cultures with his new bride. As the Civil War in America starts to brew, Sam discovers that while he was hunting slaves, his sister, Cathy, was avidly fighting against their mistreatment. Reunited on the Gold Coast after his change of heart, Sam, Cathy, and Princess, and the Ashanti natives share their tales and live as an example of racial unification during a time of separation.
Set in Africa during the Civil War, Touched is the story of how one man turned his life around and learned to see the value of human life beyond skin color. Touched reveals the truth behind the slave trade on the Gold Coast and the treatment of those who chose to fight against it. Touched could not have come at a better time. Humankind can use Nana Bonsu's insight and wisdom. Nana Bonsu’s narrative intertwines the gruesome tales of slavery with uplifting accounts of love and heroism to create a story unlike any before.