Sixteen-year-old Velana Domingo's world is turned upside down when her childhood sweetheart announces he is leaving the small town of Olhao in Southern Portugal to become a priest in Paris.At the same time, her mother confesses that the man Velana has always known as her beloved Papa is not her true father. Velana embarks on a musical career, taking her across Europe where she falls in love and searches for her real father.But tragedy strikes and scandal drive Velana from the man she loves leaving her stranded in an unfamiliar country. . .
Used availability for Christine Marion Fraser's The Poppy Field
July 1997 : UK Hardback
November 1999 : UK Audio Cassette