This is Where I am, Paperback


When recently widowed Deborah Maxwell is assigned by the Scottish Refugee Council to act as mentor to Abdi Hassan, a Somali refugee, the two are drawn into an awkward friendship.

They must spend a year together, meeting once a month in different parts of Glasgow.

As recently-widowed Deborah opens Abdi's eyes to her beloved city and its people, he teaches her about the importance of family - and of laying your ghosts to rest.

All Abdi has brought with him is his four-year-old daughter, Rebecca, who lives in a silence no one can reach.

Until, one day, she starts talking. And they discover why she had stopped...




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