Sam is sixteen - and fighting a war with his own body. Sam has been diagsed with an incurable illness that gives him only months to live, meaning that w he has so little left, time has suddenly become very important to him. And nearly a hundred years ago, ather Sam - a lieutenant in the British Army - is off to fight a different kind of war, on the Western Front. He kws that he may t survive. Linking the two is a girl named Marion. But is Marion just a figment of Sam's imagination - a hallucination caused by his medication - or something far more extraordinary? Could she somehow be ...a bridge across time itself?
Andrew Matthews read English and Modern History at Reading University before qualifying as a teacher and teaching English for over twenty years. He has written three previous novels for young readers and, in l994, left teaching to concentrate on writing as a full-time career. Married and the owner of several cats, his love of animals has led him to become a member of the UK Wolf Conservation Trust and his other interests include music, astronomy, reading and playing the guitar.