This is a fast moving, contemporary adventure story based in the hot and dangerous Amazon jungle and the Peruvian city of Iquitos.
A highly stressed, arrogant British oil executive and his wife search for their children who are missing in the rainforest. During the rescue mission, the parents come face to face with the terrible destruction of the rainforest by oil exploration and mining. They come to realise the huge impact this has on the village communities and an ancient way of life.
Pam Cairns was brought up on a small farm in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. The author was educated at Lockerbie Academy and, later, at Edinburgh University, where she studied medicine. While working as a general practitioner in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Pam and her husband Alan had the opportunity to lead a team of medical volunteers to the Amazon jungle of Peru...
The youth group of St Andrew’s Church in Arbroath have been sending out teams on short term mission trips to work with the orphanage in Malawi, and over the past few years they have also sent out a container of goods to help with the work there.