Raheem is late, the last one on the airplane. Annoyed he sits in the first available seat. He's a young doctor returning to his home in Kenya after studying in the USA. He hates airplanes. Ellen Johnson, suspicious of this irritated man next to her, tries not to think that he looks and acts like a terrorist. She calms herself by talking...to him. They discover that they both grew up in the exotic seaport of Mombasa, Kenya; Raheem from an Indian Muslim home and Ellen from an American Christian home. With a future full of promise, Ellen heads back to her roof-top apartment in Mombasa and to a job she loves as a tutor for disadvantaged children. Raheems father died leaving him an inheritance. Uncle Abdul Ashkar, a powerful criminal, tries to steal the inheritance from Raheem. On the plane Raheem snuck Ellens passport out of her bag and read it while she was in the restroom. As they part at Moi Airport Raheem declares, Your birthday is October first. Ill be at Island Dishes seven oclock sharp. He smiles with one eyebrow up. Celebrate with me? His green eyes they invade her dreams. She knows this is an impossible relationship. Raheems mother begins arrangements for a suitable girl to be his wife, but he's drawn to Ellens compassion for people and passion for God. Ellen is intrigued but uneasy with Raheem. Ellen and her friends, Asmina and Zillah meet Raheem at Island Dishes. Ellen is wary yet pleased with Raheem and with his friends, including Ali, an Imam. Raheem's evil Uncle Abdul, a drug baron, casts a deadly curse on Raheem. Ellen finds herself linked to this notorious criminal. Norman, a youth pastor Ellen dated while in college in the US, visits Kenya and works with Ellen over Easter week. He pursues a deeper relationship with her. And then Rick, Ellens childhood sweetheart, arrives in Mombasa the same week. He is rough, tough and a sweet romantic with a big black motorbike. Ellen must decide what is right for her. Woven into the plot is the story of God's great love, His sacrifice and gift for those who accept Him. Invaded Dreams is a fast paced, easy read, 151 pages intended not just for those who enjoy action and a good romance but also for Muslim ladies whose first language is not English. It's a small gift book to be passed on to friends so that conversations and testimonies about God's gift of love may begin.