Author(s): Stephen Barker
A young English boy, Tom, has come to settle in Northland with his English family. In the weeks before his mother and younger sister join them, he and his father are alone. Tom gradually makes friends and settles into a completely new environment, but begins to see a mysterious running boy, and with the help of a kaumatua he unravels the mystery of the other English boy, another Tom, and why he is running through time, here in Spirit's Bay.
As the past begins to reveal itself, Tom and his new friend Ana must decipher its message before an ancient disaster strikes again.
An adventure mystery across times, connected by a love of running and the land, and a long lost secret.