A young woman joins the Land Service to fill the shoes of her twin brother who's off to the Second World War. But she finds more than she bargained for when she arrives at the North Otago farm. Christchurch writer A. J. Fitzwater comes from a fantasy/sci-fi background, having won not one but two Sir Julius Vogel Awards for speculative fiction. In conversation with Lynn Freeman, A J Fitzwater describes the new book No Man's Land as "historical fantasy". It's published by Paper Road Press.