Given the gift of seeing the future, a young girl, living on the tiny and remote island of Hirta at the time of the Druids, is able to travel forward in time and experience some of the important events that shape the history of her island home.
Margaret J. Anderson was born in 1931 in Gorebridge, Scotland. She grew up in Lockerbie, a small town in the south of Scotland. She studied biology and genetics in University of Edinburgh. After she came to live in Oregon she took up writing.