Daughter of Bad Times

December 4, 2020
Daughter of Bad Times

I'm a great fan of Rohan Wilson - and this is his best novelyet.' - Favel Parrett, bestselling author of Past theShallows and When the Night Comes'It's impossible not to consider, as you read Daughter ofBad Times, that everything in 2075 is already here now and weare doing nothing to stop it. An utterly compelling vision by oneof our finest writers.' Heather Rose, bestselling author of TheMuseum of Modern Love'Ferocious and brilliant' The Australian Book Review onTo Name Those Lost'What better pitch than helping the refugees of the world?Who doesn't want to help refugees, right? The five Australianfacilities are immigration detention centres, sure, but they'realso manufacturing plants. That means two revenue streams for onefacility. And we also clean up our image. We're not just acorrections company anymore-now, we're building communities, we'resaving lives.'Rin Braden is almost ready to give up on life after theheartbreaking death of her lover Yamaan and the everyday dread ofworking for her mother's corrupt private prison company. Butthrough a miracle Yamaan has survived.Yamaan turns up in an immigration detention facility inAustralia, trading his labour for a supposedly safe place to live.This is no ordinary facility, it's Eaglehawk MTC, a manufactorybuilt by her mother's company to exploit the flood of environmentalrefugees.Now Rin must find a way to free Yamaan before the ghosts of herpast and a string of bad choices catch up with them both.In its vision of the future, Daughter of Bad Timesexplores the truth about a growing inhumanity, as profit becomesthe priority.