Sick of reality TV, scriptwriter Jane Bussmann (South Park, The Fast Show, Brass Eye and Smack the Pony) moved to Hollywood to do something better. But stranded outside the system, her nightmare day job was interviewing Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and Co. Jane was trapped in the Golden Age of Stupid. Then she saw a photograph of a man in Vanity Fair. John Prendergast's day job was ending war. He was also extremely attractive. Jane 'may have inferred she was a Foreign Correspondent', because suddenly she was in Washington, New York and finally equatorial Africa on the trail of this modern-day Indiana Jones.
But in cruel twist, when Jane arrived in Uganda John had left. Alone in a war-torn country, appalled by 25,000 child abductions, Jane knew she must investigate the war crime of the century - to make John fancy her. With a maverick heroine, an idealist hero, laugh-out-loud comic disasters and moving tragedy, this is brilliant storytelling by a hugely talented writer.