About this book
A spellbinding story of tragedy and mercy, love and healing as a ship leaves Ireland in 1847 for New York, full of fleeing refugees. "His most substantial and impressive novel to date" "Irish Times"
In the bitter winter of 1847, from an Ireland torn by injustice and natural disaster, the Star of the Sea sets sail for New York. On board are hundreds of refugees. It is the story of tragedy, mercy, love and healing, the further the ship sails towards the Promised Land, the more her passengers seem moored to a past which will never let them go.