After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, Isma is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London - or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream: to prove himself to the jihadist father he never knew. Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Handsome and privileged, he’s the son of a powerful British Muslim politician. Two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined in this searing novel that asks: what sacrifices will we make in the name of love?