Reyka is a crime thriller series set in the scenic backdrop of South Africa’s breath-taking sugar cane fields. The series revolves around protagonist Reyka, a 34-year-old detective with a confronting past. In a country with such strong racial tension Reyka is a mixed-race woman having been born to an African father and an Irish mother. Never really feeling that she fit in, Reyka was abducted as a young teenager by a man obsessed with mixed race girls. After four years in captivity she managed to escape and fled home where her mother took her back to the UK where she eventually trained at Scotland Yard. The series begins with her returning to her homeland, asked by the police to assist in the investigation a murder in the sugar cane fields of the fictional Dolphin Bay - where a body is found burned. It doesn’t take long before Reyka comes face to face with violence and corruption when an innocent man is arrested for the crime, and she appears the only one to believe he is innocent. As more bodies appear frightening events begin to unfold for Reyka as its discovered the sugar cane fields have not just been used to grow sugar but cannabis, and an inter connected organization of gangs going all the way to the police will stop at nothing to protect their crop - even if it means further deaths and an innocent man going to jail. Reyka will also have to confront her most inner demons when her abductor comes up for release by parole, claiming to have secrets about her father and the very case Reyka is trying to solve. Can she work with her further capture and against a deeply corrupt police force to save an innocent man and her sanity?
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