The book is about a family torn apart by the loss of four sons in the First World War and how they find happiness in their grief in different ways and with other people. Miranda is the main character. She is a strong, determined woman who achieves a great deal without family support initially. There are many interesting characters who assist in supporting the main character. There are twists and turns to delight readers on every page. The story is set in 1918–1920 when times were tough in Australia following the war, especially in small country towns. The white roses theme runs throughout the book as a symbol of hope and forgiveness.
About the Author
Mazi is a 73 year old author who started writing novels at age 71. She has had 7 books published. She lives at Bacchus Marsh in Victoria with her husband of 53 years and 3 Birman cats and Albert a cross shitzu maltese 7 months old puppy. Mazi has a busy life, caring for her husband, volunteering, cooking for a Uniting Church Lunch Club, Book club, Garden Club,Quilting club and many more. She loves her very large garden, swapping seeds and plants. She has three grandaughters, Ruby,Chloe and Amalia.