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Veil of Roses

(2006)
(The first book in the Veil of Roses series)
A novel by

 
 
This compelling debut follows one spirited young woman from the confines of Iran to the intoxicating freedom of America—where she discovers not only an enticing new country but the roots of her own independence. . . .

Tamila Soroush wanted it all. But in the Islamic Republic of Iran, dreams are a dangerous thing for a girl. Knowing they can never come true, Tami abandons them. . . . Until her twenty-fifth birthday, when her parents give her a one-way ticket to America, hoping she will “go and wake up her luck.” If they have their way, Tami will never return to Iran . . . which means she has three months to find a husband in America. Three months before she's sent back for good.

From her first Victoria's Secret bra to her first ride on a motor scooter to her first country line-dance, Tami drinks in the freedom of an American girl. Inspired to pursue her passion for photography, she even captures her adventures on film. But looming over her is the fact that she must find an Iranian-born husband before her visa expires. To complicate matters, her friendship with Ike, a young American man, has grown stronger. And it is becoming harder for Tami to ignore the forbidden feelings she has for him.

It's in her English as a second language classes that Tami finds a support system. With the encouragement of headstrong Eva, loyal Nadia, and Agata and Josef, who are carving out a love story of their own, perhaps Tami can keep dreaming—and find a way to stay in America.

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December 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Veil of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
ISBN: 0-553-38388-4 / 978-0-553-38388-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Veil of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1-5012-8052-X / 978-1-5012-8052-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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January 2012 : USA Audio CD

Title: Veil Of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1-4558-7410-8 / 978-1-4558-7410-1 (USA edition)
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January 2012 : USA MP3 CD

Title: Veil Of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1-4558-7411-6 / 978-1-4558-7411-8 (USA edition)
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September 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Veil of Roses
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September 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Veil of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Veil of Roses
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November 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Veil of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1-4418-3951-8 / 978-1-4418-3951-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Veil of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1-4418-3952-6 / 978-1-4418-3952-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Veil of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1-4418-3953-4 / 978-1-4418-3953-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Veil of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
ISBN: 1-4418-3954-2 / 978-1-4418-3954-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Veil of Roses
Author(s): Laura Fitzgerald
Publisher: Cardinal Press
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