by Deborah Rodriguez - £8.99 Little, Brown Book Group (2021)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780751574609 | ISBN 10: 0751574600
The brand new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul.
In Morocco, behind the ancient walls of the medina, secrets will be revealed...
Amina Bennis has come back to her childhood home in Morocco to attend her sister's wedding. The time has come for her to confront her strict, traditionalist father with the secret she has kept for more than a year - her American husband Max. Amina's best friend Charlie, and Charlie's feisty grandmother Bea, have come along for moral support, staying with Amina and her family in their palatial riad in Fes, and enjoying all that the city has to offer.
But Charlie is also hiding someone from her past - a mystery man from Casablanca. And then there's Samira, the Bennis's devoted housekeeper for many decades. Hers is the biggest secret of all - and the one that strikes at the very heart of the family...
From the twisted alleyways of the ancient medina of Fes to a marriage festival high in the Atlas Mountains, Deborah Rodriguez's entrancing new bestseller is a modern story of forbidden love set in the sensual landscape of North Africa.
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