The confusion of languages - Siobhan Fallon

Staff Pick

Two very different American women are thrown together by circumstance when their husbands are stationed at the American Embassy in Jordan. Margaret is a rule follower. Cassie, a naïve young mother, is a non-conformist. Their tense time together while their husbands are abroad for work, only intensifies their differences. When Cassie disappears after reporting a minor fender bender to the police, Margaret panics. While snooping around, she discovers a journal kept by her friend. A riveting read about an exotic locale, complicated relationships and secrets.