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By Charles Todd

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

Though the good struggle is nearing its finish, the battling rages on. whereas looking ahead to shipping again to her publish, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, while he’s introduced into her ahead reduction station disoriented from a head wound, Bess is alarmed that he believes his far-off English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. Then the Captain is introduced again to the help station with a extra critical 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 puzzled. nonetheless, Bess wonders how such an skilled officer might be so unsuitable.

On go away in England, Bess unearths the Captain strapped to his mattress in a medical institution for mind accidents. Horrified by means of his , Bess and Sergeant significant Simon Brandon commute to James Travis’s domestic in Suffolk, to benefit extra in regards to the baffling dating among those cousins.

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

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