Secrets, emotions and dangers collide on the Great Barrier Reef. On a small coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef two communities come together in an uneasy alliance: a tourist resort and a scientific research station. At first glance, the island is a sexy resort, a naturalist's dream, a diver's delight. But the island holds secrets and dangers as Jennifer Towse soon discovers.When world-famous Isobel Belitas arrives, Jennifer learns to see the world above and below the sea very differently. Isobel also teaches her to come to terms with her obsessive mother, as well as her disintegrating marriage. But no one, not even investigative journalist Tony Adams, could have prepared Jennifer for the stunning revelations of what is really happening on this island paradise...
Di Morrissey is Australia's most popular female novelist and is well known as a TV presenter on the original Good Morning Australia. Her most recent novel, The Reef, published in 2004, went straight to the top of the national bestseller list. Her other novels are Barra Creek, Kimberley Sun, The Bay, Blaze, Scatter the Stars, The Songmaster, When the Singing Stops, Tears of the Moon, The Last Mile Home, Follow the Morning Star, The Last Rose of Summer and Heart of the Dreaming. Di lives in Byron Bay.