Ireland, 1870s. Times were hard and life was grim in those days.
If you had no work, you lost your home. If you had nowhere to live, you went into the workhouse – or emigrated.
This is the story about the brothers Jake and Eamon Miller and their family, buffeted about in those times of hardship…
An early version of this novel was read to schoolchildren in Londonderry and the teacher told the author that she’d never had such a good strong reaction from her children over a story.