The Moonlit CageBook - 2005
Set in 1850s Afghanistan, and moving from there to India and London, Linda Holeman's second novel is an epic story of one woman's escape from persecution and search for a better life. Darya is the beautiful, passionate fugitive escaping a vicious husband and the wrath of her remote Afghani village. When she stumbles across a mysterious young stranger in the mountains whilst escaping from her husband she is captivated - and falls in love.
But David, the young man she meets, is not perhaps the answer she seeks for David's story began long ago, and both he and Darya will have to overcome many obstacles in their search for happiness.