The ashes of Mackenzie Crossing hold many secrets.
1939, the eve of the Black Friday bushfires. Neville travels the lonely bush taking photographs, struggling with his memories of the Great War and searching for the perfect image. At Mackenzie Crossing he finds Georgie Mackenzie and hope fills him. But one of the worst fires in Victorias history is about to sweep over them and who knows whether they will survive.
1997, Skye has come seeking her lost grandfather Neville. He was last seen in 1939 in Mackenzie Crossing, before bushfire claimed the town. Instead she finds Finn, a man she knew when she was so much younger, and who she loved until tragedy pulled them apart. As they work together to find out what happened to Neville, Skye realises she never stopped loving Finn.
Can they have a future together after all this time?
A Romance Writers of Australia Book of the Year finalist. Womens Fiction.