Rose Helen Mitchell / Long is the Way and Hard
Harry, an Australian veteran from World War I, and Caitlin, an English girl, meet briefly at the end of the war. When Caitlin writes to Harry with the news that her husband Patrick has died, and that she has given birth to a son, Joseph, they begin friendly correspondence. Through these letters, Harry’s feelings for Caitlin grow into love and he eventually proposes marriage to her.
Rose Helen Mitchell / Whispering Shadows
This collection evokes situations confronting ordinary people in their ordinary lives. The author creates images of loss, love, hatred and warmth of particular characters in particular places as far apart as Scotland and Australia.
Rose Helen Mitchell / Pilgrim Souls
Pilgrim Souls is a novel which explores how the unknown past can throw its shadows onto the present and onto the personal life of someone who has had no previous known connection to events in the past.
Rose Helen Mitchell / Siege of Contraries
During a two-day respite in World War I in France, destiny entangles the lives of three young men: Patrick, who is Anglo-Irish, and Harry, an Australian, accidentally meet Karl, an enemy soldier. Karl is seriously injured and the two allies are forced to measure their humanity against their military training.