Author Lucette Walters Renews Marketing Campaign for 2007 Book
In her 2007 novel Light of the Desert (published by AuthorHouse), author Lucette Walters sheds light on the act of honor killing, giving a fictional yet human face to a very real crime to which many women fall victim around the world.
In Light of the Desert, a young woman falls victim to honor violence at the hands of her father, Walters says. Unbeknownst to him, she survives and embarks on a dangerous journey.
Walters young protagonists name is Noora Fendil, the favored daughter of an influential Middle Eastern businessman. Noora is suspected of bringing shame to her family after her jealous sister hatches a devious plan to destroy Nooras upcoming marriage. As a result, Nooras father attempts to drown her. Her escape from her fathers clutches takes her on a lengthy journey from Jordan through the Mediterranean and eventually to the United States. Along her path, Noora must hide her true identity in hopes of one day returning to her home and proving her innocence. Concurrently, she must evade her former bodyguard who vows to find Noora and follow through on her fathers original plans.
To purchase a copy of the book, readers may visit https://www.amazon.com/Light-Desert-Lucette-Walters/dp/1425977480.
Light of the Desert
By Lucette Walters
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 590 pages | ISBN 9781425977498
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 590 pages | ISBN 9781425977481
E-Book | 590 pages | ISBN 9781491842560
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Born in Alexandria, Egypt, Lucette Walters grew up in Paris and later relocated to Chicago with her family. She later moved to Los Angeles, where she pursued a career in film. She recently completed the screenplay adaptation of Light of the Desert and is working on her second novel. She currently lives in California.