A vivid and passionate saga, meticulously researched and set against the tumultuous background of Zululand and the Zulu War of 1879.
From the moment John Lockley saves the Zulu boy, Darlengi, from drowning they almost believe they are true brothers; born on the same day, never knowing their mothers, they spend their formative years together sharing a deep and abiding love for their country of South Africa. But when loves intervenes in the young men's lives, tragedy appears, and all they hold dear is threatened as they fight to maintain a relationship across cultures and a deeply divided nation.
Joy Chambers is a company chairman, business woman, poet, philanthropist and fine-art collector who has been writing for over twenty years. A lover of history and never idle, Joy enjoys the extensive research required to set her books in the past, often during the World Wars. Joy says, 'My life is in the entertainment business. A skilfully written book can be read on many levels but it should always entertain. . . I attempt to do that.' She is married to media mogul Reg Grundy AC OBE PhD and they share their Bermuda home with their Shetland sheepdogs.