Set in contemporary Beirut, a rich, enlightening and deeply moving novel about a group of friends whose lives are shaped and affected daily by the war in Syria.
Imagine trying to live a normal life in a world that changes daily and where nothing is safe.
Hannah has deep roots in Beirut, the city of her birth and her family's birth.
Her American husband, Peter, has only certainty in her.
They thought they were used to the unrest in Lebanon, but as the war in neighbouring Syria enters its fifth year, the increasingly fragile regions begin to have an impact on their lives in totally different ways.
An incident on a busy street puts them in direct contact with a Syrian refugee and her son.
As they work to reunite Fatima with her family, her story forces Hannah to face the crisis of the expanding refugee camps and to question the very future of her homeland.
And when his close friend Anas, an artist, arrives to open his exhibition, the shocking news from his home in Damascus raises uncomfortable questions about his loyalty to his family and his country.
Heartbreaking and beautifully written, An Unsafe Haven is a universal story of people whose lives are tested and transformed, as they struggle with the anguish of war, displacement and loss, but also with the vital need for hope.