- Moments in time
Moments in time
Based on a true-life Australian story of romance and intrigue. Set during the chaotic times of World War I.
Michiel McGlynn is a restless youth. Growing up in Toowoomba the early 1900s with his Irish parents and his beloved Maddie, he records the emotions of his life’s journey in a series of exercise books – the drama of boarding school, the confronting action in WW1 campaigns, his recovery from serious wounds, the strange confidences with an elderly Jesuit, and the undercover exploits in Holland with the delightful and beautiful Dieneke. Many years later, Maddie rereads the exercise books to uncover some of the mysteries encountered with those he journeyed with.
In the service of his country, Michiel accepts a promotion and an assignment in an intelligence network. Maddie knows that Michiel is a hero, but she and others believe that he knew too much, became a marked man and was silenced, killed just months before the end of the war on 10 October 1918.
Moments in time takes the reader through four generations of the McGlynn family, all become influenced by Michiel’s secrets. The generations that follow Michiel could now be in danger from a mysterious secret alliance that continues to exert its influence over world affairs.
Details: Fiction, published 2023.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations (photographs), 423 pages.
Dimensions: 23.5 cm (h) x 15.7 cm (w) x 2.3 cm (d) / 665 grams.