A Veiled Journey
Searching for her birth mother, a former Saudi Arabian concubine, and her long-lost twin brother, successful American surgeon Liz Ryan takes a position in Saudi Arabia, venturing into a foreign, very different world on the edge of war. A first novel. Original.
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