Bernadette Hanlon, a Belfast housewife, strives to keep her children apart from the violence that surrounds them. But the world encroaches when her husband is imprisoned for IRA activities, then the British Army kills a young girl. Threatened on all sides, Bernadette is drawn into the only thing that seems to offer hope: the clandestine world of the IRA.
Peter King is co-Chairman of the Congressional Ad Hoc Committee for Irish Affairs and has long been an outspoken advocate of human rights and justice for the people of Northern Ireland. Congressman King lives with his family on Long Island, New York when not in Washington DC.