Author(s): HARTLEY, MAGGIE
14-year-old Shazia comes to stay with Maggie following allegations of an arranged marriage In Pakistan. But with no evidence to prove it, and Shazia denying everything, Social Services have no choice but to allow her to return home. A few weeks later, Maggie's worst nightmare comes true when Shazia turns up on her doorstep in the middle of the night, scared, starving and beaten. But the worst is yet to come when a routine doctor's appointment reveals something that will turn Shazia's young life upside down. Is Maggie prepared to put her own safety at risk to protect Shazia from her family? In a world where honour matters more than anything, can Shazia overcome the shame of disobeying her family? Will she ever be free from the people who have caused her so much harm? Book jacket.