Private Patrick Duffy was left orphaned when his mother died in Changi prison. Now, returning to fight a fearless enemy, he must confront the ghosts of his past if he is to find any hope for the future.
Michael Macintosh is forging his own path. Sailor, soldier and mercenary, he will soon face war again, in the brutal jungles of Vietnam.
Sarah Macintosh has vowed to destroy her sister-in-law, Jessica Duffy-Macintosh. Fixated on her own legacy, she has ignored her family's brutal history that spawned a curse, to be paid in blood...
For a hundred years they have never forgiven, never forgotten.
'This is the final book in Watt's popular series, and provides an exciting conclusion to the story and protagonists he created. New readers will also enjoy the interesting characters, evocative historical coverage and the focus on the more obscure conflicts of the 20th Century.' Canberra Weekly
Peter has been a soldier, articled clerk to a solicitor, prawn trawler deckhand, builder's labourer, pipe layer, real estate salesman, private investigator, police sergeant and adviser to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary. He has lived and worked with Aboriginal people, Pacific Islander people, Vietnamese and Papuans and speaks, reads and writes Vietnamese and Pidgin. He now lives at Maclean, on the Clarence River in northern New South Wales. He is a volunteer firefighter with the Rural Fire service, and is interested in fishing and the vast opens spaces of outback Queensland.