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Wed, Nov 08


Birch Tree Bookstore

Romance Book Club

Join us for a discussion of The Mis-Arrangement of Sana Saeed by Noreen Mughees with your host Susan.

Romance Book Club
Romance Book Club

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Nov 08, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Birch Tree Bookstore, 11 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176, USA


Thirty-three-year-old hijabi Sana Saeed has put away her childhood dream of ishq--an all-consuming, sweeping love. The arranged dates she's agreed to have failed time after time, and she has responsibilities to consider--namely her sweet, autistic younger brother, Zia. Sana and Zia are a package deal, and she wouldn't have it any other way. But their traditional mother won't allow Sana to be named as his future guardian . . . unless she's married.

When Daniel Malik walks into Sana's office at the Department of Environmental Conservation, she's astonished--their childhood friendship has been a cherished memory ever since a feud between their families put an end to it eighteen years ago. But there's no chance of them becoming close again; Daniel may be as hot as a Bollywood heartthrob, but not only is he Sana's new boss, her mother would disown her if she ever brought him home.

With the clock ticking, Sana agrees to a marriage arranged by her family. She's seen plenty of arranged marriages grow into love; maybe that will happen for her too. But when a high-stakes case at work forces Sana and Daniel to team up, they find themselves less able--and willing--to play their parts of "good desi children."

Now Sana must make a choice: family and security, or the one man who claimed her heart long ago.

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