Kurdish Syria, 2014. Karin longs to fight for her freedom. Except she's forced to stay home while her brother heads into battle and ISIS advances. But when death and destruction arrive at the city gates, Karin shoulders her rifle and prepares to engage.
Roza aches for the peaceful life of a wife and mother. But when she loses her husband in the same firefight that kills her best friend's brother, her grief drives her into the female militia to defend her family. Roza's rage only grows when she discovers her close friend's sister has been captured by ISIS.
Fighting side-by-side with their fellow sisters, Karin and Roza launch a daring and potentially lethal rescue mission. But the horrors they encounter will test their commitment to the cause, and may demand sacrifices no friend should have to bear...Will the determined guerrillas put their lives on the line and win the battle for human decency?
Where the Sun Rises is a touching story of feminine courage and friendship, based on real events. If you like strong women, compassionate relationships, and untold stories of heroism, then you'll love Suzanne Strong's powerful novel.