From the author of the highly acclaimed 'The Whitest Flower' and its sequel comes a new novel just as vast in scope and powerful storytelling as its predecessors. / A sumptuous and epic historical romance set in the American Civil War -- the perfect escapist read. / Brendan Graham is a celebrated songwriter who has enjoyed international chart success with his compositions, the most recent of which is Westlife's massive no. 1 hit, You Raise Me Up. / Very promotable author.
Brendan Graham is a celebrated songwriter as well as a writer. With over one hundred recordings, his songs have enjoyed success across the world, featuring on movie soundtracks as well as in the charts. He lives in County Mayo.
'A harrowing journey through late nineteenth-century America!Graham's writing is beautifully descriptive of the varying landscapes and cultural diversities on both sides of the conflict.' Irish Independent 'A story on so many levels, many twists and turns, beauty and horror!' Irish News 'Irish history is like a gold seam for historical novelists - there to be mined. Occasionally a nuggest is produced and Graham's is one of those.' Ireland on Sunday 'The guy can write. Lyrical music. Musical prose.' Sunday Independent 'Posted for worldwide literary success. A gripping page-turner about one of the grossest stains on the British Empire.' Hotpress 'A remarkable and emotional odyssey which uses the great Irish famine and the subsequent diaspora as the subject matter for a novel of immense potency.' Irish Post 'This huge sweep of a novel will whisk you from Ireland to Australia and Canada.' Woman's Realm