Mahtob Mahmoody has an incredible story. As a young child, she and her mother were held captive by her father in his home country, Iran, after they were initially promised that it would only be a two-week vacation. Following a daring escape, she lived in constant fear and with constant hatred toward her father.
My Name Is Mahtob chronicles her journey, offering various impactful stories from her life in the time since.
Both in the book and in our interview with her, you'll find that the greatest theme she touches on is forgiveness. Specifically, forgiveness that came about as a result of God's healing love.
Check out the interview below to find out more about Mahtob's life today, how and why she wrote the book, and what she has planned for the future. Then go pick up your copy of My Name Is Mahtob.