It is 1962 and Will Johnstone is sent back to his twelve-year-old body. What's more, he is about to escape his abusive father … by committing suicide.
Will recoils from the act, resuming his troubled but jarringly changed life. Helped by unexpected allies, he sets out to rescue himself. Through his friendship with Col, the son of an East German defector, Will is swept into events at the edge of a different Cold War – events that threaten to rip apart his life – and heart.
A timeslip novel set in Europe during an alternative Cold War.