A man tries to build for his future by reconnecting with his past, leaving behind the ruins of the life he has lived. Iain Martin hopes that by returning to his Hebridean roots and embarking on a quest to reconstruct the ancient family home, he might find new purpose. But as Iain begins working on he old blackhouse, he uncovers a secret from the past, which forces him to question everything he ever thought to be true. Who can he turn to without betraying those to whom he is closest? His ailing mother, his childhood friend and his former love are both the building - and stumbling - blocks to his new life. Where do you seek sanctuary when home has changed and will never be the same again?
|Publisher:||Luath Press, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||129.00(w) x 198.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
John MacKay is one of Scotland’s best known broadcasters. He is the face of the STV News at Six and presents Scotland’s most popular current affairs programme Scotland Tonight. His career has spanned from the last days of the old newspaper era to the instant news of social media. MacKay was born in Glasgow, but his Hebridean heritage inspired him to write three successful novels, all based on the Isle of Lewis: The Road Dance, Heartland and Last of the Line.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A story from Carloway, Isle of Lewis, in Scotland. Interesting, if slightly drawn out.