Author(s): Lyn Loates
Helen Mainyard was eight years old when her father suddenly uprooted the family from their home in Christchurch and resettled in Melbourne. When Helen is twenty-one, she learns the real reason for the family's abrupt departure. In the process Helen unearths a trail of human transgressions. First published June 2009.
Lyn Loates has come to fiction writing following a successful career in journalism in Britain and New Zealand. She presently works from Red Cottage - her home in the Waitakere Ranges - is married to Tim, has two daughters, some grandchildren and a very old bicycle.