Contemplating his next mystery novel, washed-up Nova Scotian author Jacob Meisner is forced to recover his past when a long-lost childhood friend reappears and pricks Jacob’s conscience.
As a young man in the midst of World War II, Jacob fell in love with an older woman and began a rapturous affair, until she seemingly vanished. As strange things start to happen around him, a familiar young woman appears at Jacob’s house with a mysterious notebook. The past doesn’t stay buried and the mystery of Maddy Heisler is reveled. With secrets and lies, lovers and spies, Jacob will never be the same again.
Daniel Lillford has been an actor and playwright for twenty-eight years, working in Australia and Canada. He has had over thirty productions of his plays produced (garnering several awards) in Australia, Canada, the United States, and Scotland. Daniel and his wife Rachel, who together left Australia in 1997, live in Nova Scotia, on the Annapolis River, with their three sons, Harry, Jesse, and Rupert.