Aisha is a young girl forcefully married to a wealthy forty-year old man.
The poverty in her family is heightened by the drought in her country. Daily, she visits her mother’s dry farmland,... More > praying for rain to fall and moisten the soil. She knows all hope is lost.
Having sustained her family for as long as he could, after her father’s sudden disappearance, her uncle decides the marriage is their last resort. She must marry her old suitor, or bear the responsibility should her mother and younger ones perish in poverty.
Aisha weighs her options and decides to marry, with a hidden agenda that might ruin her younger sister in the long haul.< Less
Fifteen -year - old Anna, being the eldest amongst her siblings, wishes she could take the poverty and suffering from her family. She fears losing her sick younger sister to an illness that is... More > gradually deteriorating her health.
Anna realizes that wishing and praying for a change in their situation isn't productive enough, and seizes a rare opportunity provided by a family friend to travel abroad. But she is in for a surprise after leaving the safety of her home, and upon her arrival to her destination.
Trapped in a web of deceit and inhumanity, she must make a crucial choice between her guarded principles, her will to provide for her family and save her sister, and her instinct to find an escape from her nightmare.< Less
Jessica Hanes is a little girl with strings of misfortunes. Her world came crashing down the morning her mother overdosed, and died in their apartment. With no relation to take her in, she is tossed... More > from one foster home to another; a life she hates, but must tolerate, until her safety is periled by one of her adopted family members.
She flees from a crime scene that would put her away in jail for a long time, but where is she headed? With no home, or food to survive, Jessica begins to taste the bitterness of life without a parent, and years without peace of mind.< Less
Sam only wants to be like every normal student at his school, but he is not. He discovers that his humility and his attempts to escape his tormentors are not enough. Daily fights with life at home... More > and in school yields nothing positive toward his cause to pull ahead. He is losing patience with the world.
Frustrated and enraged at the constant injustice, and hopeless with the school intervening in his predicament, he takes matters into his hands and does the unthinkable to end his misery.< Less