A tale to introduce the world of the Sven Kingdoms. Five people and five pigs. In her quest to become the pre-eminent chef of rich Nomessina, Michelle Inne is forced to look to neighbouring Hewslez in order to procure the pigs she needs to cook. Four Hewselzians scramble to acquire and deliver the unwitting porkers in a battle against time, over-consumption, dodgy cart salesmen and escape from a dysfunctional family, coming to a head at the infamous Pheasant Plucker inn.
Deep in the heart of the Congolese jungle Tara Lee, a brilliant scientist and workaholic, studies a mysterious new outbreak.