Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2017‘Moving, tender, thrilling, important. It will stay with me for a very long time’ Megan Bradbury, author of Everyone is WatchingDISASTER WILL BRING THEIR LIVES TOGETHERIn 1994, Marko Novak’s world is torn apart by the death of his best friend, a young soldier in the Bosnian war. In 2004, human rights researcher Anya Teal is following a tenuous lead in the hunt for a man with blood on his hands. When Anya invites her first love Will to join her on holiday in a Thai beach resort, she hopes they might unpick the mistakes of their past. She also knows that Kao Lak may be home to the man she is looking for. But a disaster as destructive as a war is approaching. In its wake, everything they knew will be overturned.