The lyrical and moving debut novel by Australian author and nurse Dean Mayes is available now in print and digital editions.
Australian Denny Banister had it all; a successful career, a passion for the guitar, and Sonya- the love of his life. Tragically, Denny is struck down with inoperable cancer.
Andy DeVries has almost nothing; alienated from his family, moving through a dangerous Chicago underworld dealing in drugs, battling addiction; all while keeping a wavering hold on the only thing that matters to him: a place at aprestigious conservatory for classical guitar in Chicago.
As Andy recovers from anear fatal overdose, he is plagued by dreams – memories of alove he has never felt, and alife he’s never lived. Drivenby the need for redemption andby the love for awoman he’s never met, he begins a quest to find her, knowing her only by the memories of a stranger and the dreams of aplace called Hambledown…