Tessa Lowell is in Uganda doing postdoctoral research on child soldiers when her family learn she has gone missing, abducted by rebels. A tense thriller set in East Africa.
1932, Ernie and Lily Hass, and their daughter, Girlie, have lost almost everything in the Depression; all they have keeping their small family together are their secrets. Abandoning their failing wheat farm and small-town gossip, they make a new start on the west coast of Australia where they begin to build a summer guesthouse. But forming new alliances with the locals isn’t easy.