Your roots can always lead you home…
Amjad cradles his baby daughter in the middle of the night. He has no time to mourn his wife’s death. Saahil and Zahra, his two small children, are relying on him. Amjad vows to love and protect them always.
Years later, Saahil and his best friend, Ehsan, have finished university and are celebrating with friends. But when the night turns dangerous, its devastating effects will ripple through the years to come.
Zahra’s world is alight with politics and activism. But she is now her father’s only source of comfort, and worries she’ll never have time for her own aspirations. Life has taken her small family in different directions – will they ever find their way back to each other?
The Family Tree is the moving story of a British Muslim family full of love, laughter and resilience as well as all the faults, mistakes and stubborn loyalties which make us human.
Firstly a big thank you to hq for my gorgeous copy to review and having me on the tour . I had the pleasure of listening to the author at hqs showcase evening. We was treated to a insight into the book and it sounded great.
I loved this book and can see it doing very well.
The cover is striking and really sets the scene of the story.
This will diminish any preconceived ideas you have and will open your mind and heart to their family.
This explores real hard hitting issues .
Can the wounds be healed ?
How much damage has been done.
Emotive and beautifully written.
Exceptional debut and i look forward to reading more from this author.
Published 20th February and do check out the other blogs taking part.