Secrets in the Fire

Publisher: Allen & Unwin Children's Books

Review

Sofia and her family flee their Mozambique village after her father is killed by bandits. They attempt to start afresh, but the dangers of war are ever-present, and Sofia is forced to rebuild her life again when she and her sister are involved in a landmine explosion.

This beautiful story of tragedy and hope succeeds in being an eminently positive read, delivered with sensitivity but without sentimentality.

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