What Tears Us Apart

What Tears Us Apart

eBook - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
When political unrest reaches a boiling point and the slums of Nairobi erupt in violence, Leda, a volunteer at a boys' orphanage, is forced to place her trust in her lover's troubled childhood friend, Chege, a gang leader, which results in regret, confusion and disturbing revelations. Original. 40,000 first printing.

Harlequin


Love lives in the most dangerous places of the heart

The real world. That's what Leda desperately seeks when she flees her life of privilege to travel to Kenya. She finds it at a boys'orphanage in the slums of Nairobi. What she doesn't expect is to fall for Ita, the charismatic and thoughtful man who gave up his dreams to offer children a haven in the midst of turmoil.

Their love should be enough for one another-it embodies the soul-deep connection both have always craved. But it is threatened by Ita's troubled childhood friend, Chege, a gang leader with whom he shares a complex history. As political unrest reaches a boiling point and the slum erupts in violence, Leda is attacked…and forced to put her trust in Chege, the one person who otherwise inspires anything but.

In the aftermath of Leda's rescue, disturbing secrets are exposed, and Leda, Ita and Chege are each left grappling with their own regret and confusion. Their worlds upturned, they must now face the reality that sometimes the most treacherous threat is not the world outside, but the demons within.



Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : MIRA, 2013
ISBN: 9781460309742
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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