This is the ABOUT the book:

«Cost of maintaining dearh row inmates has skyrocketed, resulting in high running costs for the Department of Prisons. Government is anxious to implement the death sentences passes in the last few years but stalled by the absence of an executioner. Following the lift of the ban on employment in the Civil Service, the position of hangman will be filled forthwith. Accelerated executions will clear the backlog. As a cost-saving measure, one roving hangman will tour the facilities and carry out the sentences in the shortest possible time according to the following schedule… »
Waiting for Maria  is a chilling tale of women on death row in Freeman Port. Wunmi, Tawa, Susanna, Olori, Mudi, Bridget….many more will arrive Itohan, Endurance, Kajara. All are condemned, but none is willing to die.