Author(s): Tony Palmer
Torn between his strict Irish family and that of the English Ward's, Fintan tries to make sense of a new world that bears old scars and older conflicts. While his Aunt Niamh clings to life in another country, Fintan finds other ways of being with his friends Matthew and Eva. But when Matthew rebels against his own upbringing in the most violent possible way...Ages 13+.
Tony Palmer has worked as a book designer for various publishers since 1986. He has won designer awards for his work and is often acknowledged in the Australian Publishers Association Annual Book Design Awards. He is currently a senior designer at Penguin Books. Break of Day, written in 2004, was Tony's first novel and drew from personl family history as well as documented fact. His great uncle was a first world war veteran and Tony realised this was a story that needed to be told.