The story of young Irishman, Oisin Kelly continues in this third novel. Oisin has settled in the outback Queensland town of Kilgoolga. Here his life becomes entwined with Vietnam War veteran, Harry. Past traumatic events affect both men in similar and sometimes surprising ways. A dark shadow is present at different times throughout this often emotional and powerful story. As Oisin discovers more and more secrets, he begins to wonder where his life is leading and where his home truly is. Decisions have to be made as to which force is more powerful. Will it be the power of love over evil that will truimph and bring him home?
An Australian now living in the Scottish Borders, Iona Carroll has published two novels and various short stories. Tutors a local short story writing workshop in Kelso and is a joint editor of the Scottish Borders Council literary magazine, The Eildon Tree. She has spoken at the Borders Book Festival on numerous occasions. www.ionacarroll.com