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By Charles Todd

From New York Times bestselling writer Charles Todd comes a haunting story that explores the impression of worldwide struggle I on all who witnessed it—officers, infantrymen, medical professionals, and battlefield nurses like Bess Crawford.

Though the good battle is nearing its finish, the struggling with rages on. whereas looking forward to shipping again to her publish, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, whilst he’s introduced into her ahead reduction station disoriented from a head wound, Bess is alarmed that he believes his far away English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. Then the Captain is introduced again to the help station with a extra serious wound, once again angrily denouncing the Lieutenant as a killer. but if it seems that James Travis couldn’t have shot him, the Captain’s sanity is wondered. nonetheless, Bess wonders how such an skilled officer will be so fallacious.

On depart in England, Bess reveals the Captain strapped to his mattress in a sanatorium for mind accidents. Horrified by means of his , Bess and Sergeant significant Simon Brandon shuttle to James Travis’s domestic in Suffolk, to profit extra concerning the baffling courting among those cousins.

Her seek will lead this shrewdpermanent, able, and compassionate younger lady into unforeseen hazard, and produce her nose to nose with the seen and invisible wounds of warfare that no longer even the much-longed for peace can heal.

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