"In a world that intentionally silences the voices of its most marginalized communities, what does it take to be heard? Kiran leaves her home in Punjab for a new start in Canada after a sexual assault leaves her pregnant. But overstaying her visa and living undocumented brings its own perils for both her and her daughter, Sahaara. Sahaara would do anything to protect her mother. When she learns the truth about Kiran's past, she feels compelled to seek justice--even if it means challenging a powerful and dangerous man"--dust jacket.
by Jasmin Kaur.
Trigger warnings: sexual assault, police brutality, immigrant trauma, victim-blaming, domestic violence, alcoholism, depression, anxiety.
Contains notes (page 445) on how the COVID-19 pandemic would have affected the protagonists and key plot points.