By Malcolm Macdonald
An enthralling saga from the bestselling author of THE WORLD FROM ROUGH STONES.
'A natural successor to the late Ronald Delderfield' Yorkshire Post
FROM THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND where beautiful and passionate young Catherine Hamilton fled her father's wrath and her own uncontrollable desires.
TO THE GREAT CANADIAN PLAINS where Catherine came during a raging epidemic of Spanish flu and took as her lover the town doctor she was aiding at the hospital, a married man old enough to be her father - then defied him by marrying his fiercely ambitious, hard-driving son.
TO A WHOLE WORLD OF JOY AND SADNESS, TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY, WAR AND PEACE in this exciting novel by the bestselling creator of the Stevenson saga.
For more information and a full bibliography visit www.malcolmacdonald.org
Bestselling author Malcolm Macdonald was born in Gloucestershire in 1932. After thirteen years as a non-fiction writer he turned to the richly-documented and compulsive historical novels for which he has been named the 'natural successor to the late Ronald Delderfield'. He lives with his wife in Ireland. For more information, visit www.malcolmmacdonald.org.
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25 Jul 2013
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Hodder & Stoughton
He is every bit as bad as Dickens — Martin Seymour-Smith
A swooping saga, filled with peaks and troughs, but most memorable in the evocation of immigrant life in Western Canada — Publishers Weekly
Macdonald is adept at handling large and unwieldy casts spanning eras and changing times and manners...great natural and varied backgrounds, well-detailed history, nostalgic local color...engrossing — Chicago Sun Times
A family saga of the first rank — Chattanooga Times