When Kate Thomas travels to Saudi Arabia with her young son and daughter to join her architect husband who is already working there, she lands a teaching post in a dysfunctional private school for Muslim expatriates. Facing a battle against administrative lunacy and a dearth of teaching materials, Kate must rely on her ingenuity to educate her pupils. On top of all that, daily life in Saudi proves to be a steep learning curve where dangers appear from unforeseen quarters…
An unexpected invitation to a Saudi wedding brings an intriguing insight into the local culture a new perspective on her surroundings. However, on a family expedition into the desert a powerful sandstorm strikes. The day turns to disaster as Kate’s small daughter is swept away and a frantic search ensues.
Will the desert sand clear and return her to her family?