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I could not put it down. Keeps you on the edge of your seat till the end. I am a librarian and wish it was in every library. Although it is a novel it teaches so much about life in the middle east. I hope the author writes more. I will read everything she publishes.
Purchased as a memoir- it was fiction and stated so in the book. Book was full of distracting typos, English was not this writer’s first language and it showed. Title inadequately reflected subject. I would not even give this one star is was so bad, except Amazon requires at least one.
Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2017
This story would have been better told in first person where it's limping prose would have been more excusable. Having read other accounts of third world maids working in Saudi Arabia, I know that such evil does happen but the story sounds exploitative at times
It was terrible. Horrendous, rather. Terribly melodramatic storyline, flat characters, clichés, typos, grammar mistakes... And it's too bad because given the subject, you could have written something worthy of Jean Sasson's Princess series. Seriously try to practice writing before polluting the Kindle Store, because those of us who are actual writers get our hard work drowned in oceans of terribly-written books.
No evidence of editing, the author seems quite intent on promoting himself. This would be sad if it were a true story, if I understood the explanation this is loosely based on facts. That's fine but don't advertise it as nonfiction.