1916: Bella is working as a Voluntary Aid driving ambulances in England when she gets engaged to Philip, on leave from fighting in France. His family strongly disapprove of her but the two of them are happy together.
Georgie, Philip's sister, is in trouble having broken her engagement and fled from her bullying family. As she wonders who can she turn to for help when she needs it most, she finds herself at the gates of Honeyfield.
When the worst happens, Bella must manage on her own, though there are shocks and dangers she did not foresee ahead. Thankfully, Philip's best friend Tez, injured in France, steps in to offer assistance. Can he also help Bella build a new life?
"Another heart-warming but tense story... She runs us through the gamut of every human emotion in this epic heart-string-puller." Books Monthly
"Exceptional... I was swept along by the sheer torrent of adventures." Historical Novels Review
"Anna Jacobs is adored by a whole army of women readers for her heart-warming stories of love and life." Lancashire Evening Post
"Jacobs excels at creating vivid, memorable characters, and her latest novel will delight readers who enjoy their historical fiction tempered with a nice bit of romance." Booklist