Beatrice Smith was born in Rwanda to a large family but at just ten years of age was forced to flee the savage genocide that swept the country and threatened their lives. After travelling through several countries in search of safety, they finally settled in the UK. Beatrice is married and the mother of two children. She is passionate about Jesus, meeting people and good food. She loves to laugh over coffee and cake!
Books by Beatrice Smith
News & Reviews
'One of those books which is difficult to put down. An inspiring, moving and informative portrayal of one family's struggle with the consequences of the Rwandan genocide'
Just learned that my book #TheSearchForHomeBook will be available soon as an audio book!31 May 2018
THE most moving book I’ve read in years. May there be hope for our refugees #Rwanda #Syria
I describe how we lost friends and family, came face to face with gangs of murderers who threatened us, and our miraculous rescue and escape from their hands. I also talk about life as a child refugee, and the difficulties of camp life, the hopes and disappointments that we encountered, as well as the kindness of strangers...22 May 2017