A bloody war wrenches a young Sri Lankan woman from her home, forcing her to live her life on the alien streets of post-9/11 NYC
Muslims are ostracized in this new world. Lakshmi risks shattering her personal life by abandoning her Islamic ideals to accept employment as an adult entertainer...A bitter resolution and her only path to regain everything lost to war.
A desperate act to survive, yet a moral sin in her culture, she must resort to desecrating herself for the pleasures of men. To conceal her shameful secret from family, friends and future in-laws she constructs a double-life and alter ego.
Her past forsaken, her present a lie and future uncertain, her greatest challenge remains to conceal her flourishing career, personal growth and personal shame from Kevin, the man she loves.
Her beauty ensures professional success, but pitches heart against mind while jeopardizing all precious relationships, including those of several powerful personalities: employers, clients and confidents who compete to influence her for their own machinations and personal gain.
Flight is not an option this time but can she determine where happiness lies and with whom before her life is torn apart?
When meaningful...you remember every word...