The sequel to the bestselling "Mallawindy". Only the strong survive Mallawindy. Some get away, but even they fight to escape the town's dark legacy. Jack Burton escaped. For six years he has been missing, presumed dead. Still, memories of him continue to dominate the lives of his family. His wife, Ellie, stands at the gate each night, waiting for him to return - until a man's body is found. Once again, the Burtons' turbulent history will be unearthed
Joy Dettman was born in Echuca, Victoria, and now lives in Melbourne with her husband and Footrot, the dog. It was a creative writing course in 1988 that helped to turn a lifelong interest into an obsession. The mother of four, Joy is a full-time writer and published author of several award-winning short stories as well as her best-selling novels Mallawindy, Jacaranda Blue, Goose Girl and The Seventh Day.