Nick, a widower, arrives in Kenya with the difficult job of working on two former settler estates that the government has allocated to landless African farmers. Involved with horses most of his life, he gravitates to the world of polo and racing in Nairobi, where his skills are much appreciated.
Enter Sophie, a beautiful saree-clad temptress. Sophie's recent divorce has just been finalized and she is on the prowl like a lioness. Packing her tent in the back of her Jeep, Sophie decides to take Nick on a safari to the Masai Mara.
The safari heats up when Nick becomes entangled in the snare set for him. But will the hunted become the hunter?
Adam Mann has lived and worked in Africa and Asia for many years. He has always been fascinated by personal relationships, and in real life is now enjoying his fourth marriage, after being widowed, divorced, had his third marriage annulled, as this 'wife' had forgotten to get divorced.