Irene Howat is an author and ghost-writer for many different Christian biographies as well as multiple children's books and biographies. Her writing skills have gained her an award from the Australian book trade and a reputation as a reliable writer for young children.
"An excellent addition to the 'Torchbearers' series of biographies telling how God's power changed lives in Scotland and Papua New Guinea. Chalmers' fearlessness for the gospel, love for people and strong belief that God could keep him through all dangers till his work was done come through clearly."-- Miriam Lowrie, Peace & Truth, 2007:3