It is 1918, a year when War will end, but an even greater killer arises.
On the bloody fields of the Western Front and the battle-scarred desert plains of the Middle East, Tom and Matthew Duffy are battling the enemy. Even as they are trapped on the front lines, they must also find the courage to fight for the women they love when all hope is lost.
Back in Australia, George Macintosh is outraged by the stipulations of his father's will that provide for his despised nephew, and is determined to eliminate any threats to his power. And in a sacred cave in the far Outback, old Wallarie foresees a tide of unspeakable death sweeping through his homeland.
As all nations come to terms with the devastating consequences of the Great War, a new world will be born. But not everyone will live to see it.
Beyond the Horizon continues the much-loved saga of the Duffys and Macintoshes, told with Peter Watt's trademark mastery of grand scope, family drama and enthralling adventure.
About the Author
Peter Watt has spent time as a soldier, articled clerk, prawn trawler deckhand, builder's labourer, pipe layer, real estate salesman, private investigator, police sergeant and advisor to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary. He speaks, reads and writes Vietnamese and Pidgin. He now lives at Maclean, on the Clarence River in northern New South Wales. Fishing and the vast open spaces of outback Queensland are his main interests in life. This is his thirteenth novel.
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Comments about Beyond the Horizon:
The book was the final in the series, it followed the story and history and war themes of the previous books, and tied it all togethere well at the end.
Number Of Pages: 488
Published: 1st August 2013
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.9 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1