As Japanese bombs rain down, motherless Molly Hook, the gravedigger's daughter, is looking to the skies and running for her life. Inside a duffle bag she carries a stone heart, alongside a map to lead her to Longcoat Bob, the deep-country sorcerer who she believes put a curse on her family. By her side are the most unlikely travel companions: Greta, a razor-tounged actress, and Yukio, a fallen Japanese fighter pilot. The treasure lies beofre them, but close behind them trails the dark. And above them, always, are the shimmering skies.
A story about gifts that fall from the sky, curses we dig from the earth and the secrets we bury inside ourselves, All Our Shimmering Skies is an odyssey of true love and grave danger, of darkness and light, of bones andf blue skies. It is a love letter to Australia and a ode to the art of looking up- a bouyant, beautiful and magical novel, abrim with warmth, wit and wonder.