1929. Fifteen-year-old Mehar is one of three wives married to three brothers on a farm in small-town Punjab. The problem is, she doesn't know which of them is her husband. When at last Mehar glimpses her husband's identity, a passion is ignited that will put more than one life at risk. 1999. A British Sikh man's experiences of racist ostracism and violence led him to seek a dangerous form of escape. Now, as he rides out his withdrawal at an old farmstead belonging to the family, he meets a woman, an outcast who offers him friendship. Author of "The Year of the Runaways." Print run 7,500.