Young soldier Jim McLeod waits in the trenches of World War I for the order to attack the enemy. With him are his friends, and Nipper, the messenger dog. When they charge across no-man's-land, Jim is shot . and finds himself face to face with an enemy
When of hundreds of Japanese captives arrive at Featherston POW camp, the tiny town is divided. Tensions run high and then, on 25 February disaster strikes. Three boys witness it all. A compelling new novel by an award-winning author.
Stuart and his twin sister Sandra are coming home to Wellington on the ferry. Stuart knows he'll enjoy the trip, he's a good sailor. But it's April 1968 and the ship is Wahine. As the tragic events unwind Stuart and Sandra battle to stay alive.