293pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2016
A historical novel set in Namibia and the Transvaal, South Africa, during the colonial wars of the early 1900s, about a friendship between two women: a young Herero mother who escapes the 1904 massacre and survives the death camps in Lüderitz, and a Boer woman and her children who've suffered the loss of their farm and the deprivations of a British concentration camp.
Lauri Kubuitsile lives in Botswana. She has published books for children, teens and adults, and has twice been awarded the Golden Baobab Award for stories for children. She is also the author of the short-story collection, "In the Spirit of McPhineas Lata and Other Stories".