Author(s): Deborah Challinor
In the years leading up to and including WWII Tamar struggles to lead her growing family through the economic slump of the Great Depression. The resulting years of social upheaval leave none untouched and when a riding accident almost ends her life Tamar is forced to draw on her iron will to survive.
Deborah Challinor is a freelance writer and historian living in the Bay of Plenty. Blue Smoke is her third novel, following the bestselling Tamar and White Feathers, and she has written several nonfiction titles, including Who'll Stop the Rain? and Grey Ghosts.