Secrets of the Henna Girl

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Life as Zeba knows it could be over for good

Zeba Khan is like any other 16-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. Her future is threatened by an unthinkable—and forced—duty to protect her father's honor. But does she hold the secrets that will help her escape?


Sufiya Ahmed has worked in advertising and in the House of Commons, but is now a full-time author. In 2010 Sufiya set up the BIBI Foundation, a non-profit organization, to arrange visits to the Houses of Parliament for diverse and underprivileged school children.


"A hard-hitting, important story." —Sophia Bennett, author, Threads