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About the author


Aishah Gray has always wanted to read books with strong LGBTQ+ characters and storylines, so she decided to start writing them herself. Not a Random Act is her first novel.
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Not A Random Act
by Aishah Gray

Overview



A story of love, betrayal and tragedy. Mariam Abdullah is from a small religious city in Iran. Her story is our story. Proof that love and true friendships can overcome any obstacles placed in your path.


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Description



When Mariam Abdullah learns that her parents have promised her in marriage to the son of their friends, the weight of an unwanted future threatens to suffocate her. Mariam has been keeping a secret, and in Iran, such a secret could get her killed. But when she discovers that her best friend, Amina, has been harboring the same feelings, she wonders what would be worse—severe punishment at the hands of her country and being disowned by her family, or the chance, however risky, to explore a life where she can be who she really is. This is a story intended not only for the LGBTQ+ community, but for anyone who has ever struggled with being his or her own person.


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Overview



A story of love, betrayal and tragedy. Mariam Abdullah is from a small religious city in Iran. Her story is our story. Proof that love and true friendships can overcome any obstacles placed in your path.


Read more

Description



When Mariam Abdullah learns that her parents have promised her in marriage to the son of their friends, the weight of an unwanted future threatens to suffocate her. Mariam has been keeping a secret, and in Iran, such a secret could get her killed. But when she discovers that her best friend, Amina, has been harboring the same feelings, she wonders what would be worse—severe punishment at the hands of her country and being disowned by her family, or the chance, however risky, to explore a life where she can be who she really is. This is a story intended not only for the LGBTQ+ community, but for anyone who has ever struggled with being his or her own person.


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Book details

Genre:FICTION

Subgenre:LGBTQ+ / Lesbian

Language:English

Pages:156

eBook ISBN:9781098305727

Paperback ISBN:9781098305710


Overview



A story of love, betrayal and tragedy. Mariam Abdullah is from a small religious city in Iran. Her story is our story. Proof that love and true friendships can overcome any obstacles placed in your path.


Read more

Description



When Mariam Abdullah learns that her parents have promised her in marriage to the son of their friends, the weight of an unwanted future threatens to suffocate her. Mariam has been keeping a secret, and in Iran, such a secret could get her killed. But when she discovers that her best friend, Amina, has been harboring the same feelings, she wonders what would be worse—severe punishment at the hands of her country and being disowned by her family, or the chance, however risky, to explore a life where she can be who she really is. This is a story intended not only for the LGBTQ+ community, but for anyone who has ever struggled with being his or her own person.


Read more

About the author


Aishah Gray has always wanted to read books with strong LGBTQ+ characters and storylines, so she decided to start writing them herself. Not a Random Act is her first novel.

Read more