Children of the Sky

Children of the Sky

Fiona Holland


When an airman falls from the sky, the lives of three women are changed forever.

  • ISBN 9781781329177
  • Published Oct 2019
  • Paperback
    198 x 129mm (222 pages)


Families make the best hiding places.
Untold secrets and a story that spans the globe and a century, Children of the Sky is an intimate and compelling look at four generations struggling towards the hard-won prizes of war – hope, freedom, love and peace.
In 1950s Rhodesia, an airman falls from the sky. Patrick’s death touches the lives of three women – Grace, married to the brutish Guy; Sorcha, their nineteen-year-old daughter; and Olivia, who still pays the price of a tragedy long-forgotten.
How do you observe the rituals of grief when the only option is to Keep Calm and Carry On?
What is Remembrance when so much is forgotten?
In the present day, Zac’s life is one of adventure and discovery. His young life embodies the spirit for which so many gallantly laid down theirs. He steps free of Patrick’s long shadow. Finally.

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