In a House in Yemen

In a House in Yemen

ABOUT Brenda Cheers

Brenda Cheers
Brenda Cheers is a novelist living in Brisbane Australia. Raised on a flat and windy farm in rural Victoria, where rain fell 24/7/365 (or so it seemed to her), and where there was no public transport, Brenda soon found that survival from a ‘death by boredom’ lay in books, which she be More...



In one day, Australian publishing icon Annie Delaney loses both her daughter and husband in separate incidents in Sana'a, Yemen.
The local police captain is proving unhelpful, so with failing health and nowhere to turn, she allows herself to come under the protection of Rían, a local businessman who she suspects is more than he seems.
Annie becomes a pawn in a confusing game of international politics. With the help of her daughter's boyfriend, Nicholas, she learns the truth and then has to draw on badly depleted reserves of energy to fight for the ones she loves. Then she proves she is a force to be reckoned with.
Set in Sydney and Yemen, this is a fast-paced and absorbing story that will keep you engrossed from the first page to the last.