About this book
A searing and moving fiction debut that explores the illegal practice of forced marriages. This is an honest, thought-provoking and heartfelt story from an authentic new voice. Sufiya is committed to writing about the empowerment of women, particularly within her own Muslim community.
Life as Zeba knows it could be over for good... Zeba Khan is like any other sixteen-year-old girl: enjoying herself, waiting for exam results ...and dreaming of the day she'll meet her one true love. Except her parents have other plans. In Pakistan for the summer, Zeba's world is shattered.