When Kathleen Leith, nee Leask, was growing up in the 1930s and 40s, life was more brightly coloured. Stromness was a self-contained world, full of characters, interest and adventure. Graham Place was right at the town's heart and Kathleen's stories of her childhood there brought it vividly to life for her family.
Skara exposes the raw richness of Neolithic life. Shala lives in Orkney, Oiwa at the extreme end of the earth in the far west, yet they are destined together to save the people of the Isles. Shala's foresight sets her on her future path, while Oiwa slowly learns of his destiny during an epic polar adventure that reveals his strange connection with the Isles.