By Charles Todd
From New York Times bestselling writer Charles Todd comes a haunting story that explores the impression of global warfare I on all who witnessed it—officers, squaddies, medical professionals, and battlefield nurses like Bess Crawford.
Though the nice struggle is nearing its finish, the combating rages on. whereas expecting delivery again to her put up, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, while he’s introduced into her ahead relief 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 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 may be so flawed.
On go away in England, Bess unearths the Captain strapped to his mattress in a sanatorium for mind accidents. Horrified by way of his , Bess and Sergeant significant Simon Brandon commute to James Travis’s domestic in Suffolk, to profit extra in regards to the baffling courting among those cousins.
Her seek will lead this clever, able, and compassionate younger lady into unforeseen probability, and produce her head to head with the obvious and invisible wounds of battle that now not even the much-longed for peace can heal.
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