Running Home by Bill Sanderson
Approx. 75,160 words.
Published on November 27, 2011.
When her strict Moslem uncle finds her Bible, Miriam Nadif is locked in her room to await punishment. But she escapes and runs to her former best friend, Jerry Ernst, in Hubbards, Nova Scotia, who she hasn't contacted in six years. Will the spark between them still exist? Will her troubles follow her across the ocean? Will he even want to help her?