Benedict's Brother is the acclaimed novel selected as a Book of the Year in the industry press. This is its long-awaited release as an eBook. It is the inspiring contemporary story of young woman, Benedict, and her journey of self-discovery as she is asked by her uncle, a former Japanese prisoner-of-war, to scatter his ashes from the Bridge on the River Kwai in Thailand. She has no idea why but meets up with her estranged Buddhist monk brother, Antony, in a dramatic story of family love and personal transformation set against a backdrop of beautiful landscapes and golden temples. It is a story that will stay with you long after you have put it down.
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Benedict lives in York, UK and is alone after the death of both her parents and the departure of her motorbike-loving brother overseas. Out of the blue, Uncle Erno, a former Japanese prisoner-of-war, leaves Benedict a lot of money in his will with the request to scatter his ashes in Thailand. Benedict agrees to the request and sets off on a quest which throws her into a strange and challenging world of painful revelations the other side of the world. At times harrowing, but always beautifully written, Benedict's Brother has received tremendous praise and a loyal following. It is a publishing story that is equally compelling. Initially released as a blog following years of rejection, the paperback sold out its first print run in 6 months and was Borders' biggest selling UK launch of an unknown author with only Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows selling more in store on launch night.
It is a truly inspirational story of love, life, loss, music and Harley Davidson motorbikes, currently in development as a movie.