A haunting story of passion, betrayal and new awakenings from the author of Heart of the Outback.
Barrister Jessica Pearce is brilliant in the courtroom until a personal tragedy tears her life apart. To help her recover from her trauma, husband Dr Simon Pearce decides they will move to Norfolk Island. Here amidst the idyllically serene landscape Simon hopes that Jessica will rebuild her life. But strange, inexplicable things have Jessica questioning her own sanity on an island scarred by dark secrets from its convict past. To help uncover the truth behind Jessica's problems, Simon enlists the help of psychologist Marcus Hunter, a native Norfolker. And there's Matron Sue Levinski, waiting, watching what is happening to the Pearces' marriage....
Is the beautiful Jessica fighting a losing battle and drifting deeper into emotional instability, or are the strangely sinister forces on the island responsible for her problems?
©1999 Lynne Wilding (P)2004 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd