Lily Knowles is desperate to leave home and when she turns twenty-one she escapes to London to train as a nurse. In the excitement of the city she meets dashing Alex Redfern, who comes from a world she longs to be part of. Then comes the war, and determined to do their duty they both join up. But in the chaos of a Blitz-weary capital a misunderstanding drives the lovers apart. And on hearing of his engagement to someone else a heartbroken Lily throws herself into her work where the shocking sights she witnesses help to numb the pain of her own loss. And then she discovers that Alex has been badly wounded - a changed and bitter man he is recuperating in Shropshire. She decides to visit him, but what of their once-passionate love? And after the horrors of war can either of their lives ever be the same again?
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THE GRIPPING NEW SAGA FROM THE AUTHOR OF A CHILD'S VOICE CALLING, A CHILD AT THE DOOR AND A CHILD OF HER TIMEAbout the Author:
Maggie Bennett was born in Hampshire. She left school at eighteen and started general nursing training and, after a year as a staff nurse, she went on to train as a midwife. She married at thirty-five and moved to Manchester where her two daughters were born; she later returned to work as a midwife until her retirement in 1991. She took a correspondence course in creative writing after her husband's death in 1983, and started writing articles and short stories. Her first novel, A Child's Voice Calling, was published in 2002, followed by A Child at the Door, A Carriage for the Midwife and A Child of Her Time in 2004.
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