It is a time when a battle scarred and war weary Michael Duffy returns to the land of his youth. A place where he is still wanted for a murder he did not commit.
1874 is the year when old scores will be settled in blood - and a son will set out on a journey to the country of his ancestors in far away Britain.
It is a story of two families bound by blood and separated by an ancient curse which reaches out to them from the shadows of a sacred place of a slaughtered people. And the evil incarnate of Captain Morrison Mort - who continues to shadow the lives of the two principal families - and all those close to them.
The sequel to Cry of the Curlew takes the reader on a journey from the hellish jungles of the northern frontier to the opulence of Sydney's colonial mansions. And from the ancient, sun scorched valleys of the Palmer to the coral - reefed seas of the South Pacific.
Shadow of the Osprey is a riveting adventure set against the tapestry of Australia's violent yet colourful frontier history.
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