Ronan’s Echo


Published by Pan Macmillan Australia 2014 ISBN: 9781743516560
Pages: 340
Age Range: 15+

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Release date: 25 March, 2014

In 1916 twin brothers Denny and Connor Ronan are eager to get to the war before it’s all over; Bridie O’Malley, their childhood friend and the woman they both love, watches them leave, understanding too late that war is about more than heroes and handsome boys in uniform.

Nearly a century on from the disastrous battle of Fromelles, forensic anthropologist Kat Kelso, Bridie’s great granddaughter, is in France identifying the recovered bodies of lost Australian soldiers. The discovery of her own relative among the dead men begins the unravelling of a hundred years of family history, lies and secrets.