Liam O'Connell is a man haunted by his past, who lives by stealing, scavenging and tricking those he meets.
He takes shelter in a derelict cottage belonging to the recently widowed Laura West, and the unlikely pair begin a relationship.
After a visit from Liam's estranged wife, Peggy, they are left with Danny, the child she claims is Liam's, currently living in care.
The pressure on all sides leads to a complete breakdown between Liam and Laura and he leaves.
On his return a year later Liam discovers that Danny is living at Laura's house and has sworn to kill him.
Now Liam has to find a way to survive Danny without losing Laura.
Finally he must return to Ireland to lay his demons; and Danny proves to be the key to his chance of freedom.A story of guilt, loss and redemptive love.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages, No illustrations
- Publisher: Holland House
- Publication Date: 17/04/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781909374379