New from the author of The Lost Daughter Afia Satar is studious, modest, and devout. The daughter of a landholding family in northern Pakistan, Afia has enrolled in an American college with the dream of returning to her country as a doctor. But when a photo surfaces online of Afia holding hands with an American boy, she is suddenly no longer safe even from the family that cherishes her. Rising sports star Shahid Satar has been entrusted by his family to watch over Afia in this strange New England landscape. He has sworn to protect his beloved sister from the dangerous customs of America, from its loose morals and easy virtue. Shahid was the one who convinced their parents to allow her to come to the United States. He never imagined he d be ordered to cleanse the stain of her shame... READERS GUIDE INCLUDED
About the Author
Lucy Ferriss has been writing fiction, poetry, and literary criticism for many years. In addition to six previous novels including The Lost Daughter and a collection of short fiction, she has also published a work of literary criticism and dozens of short stories, poems, articles, essays, and book reviews.She currently teaches at Trinity College and lives in Connecticut and the Massachusetts Berkshires."