"I loved this book! Jennifer Robson is a gifted, compelling storyteller who creates memorable characters. In this novel she perfectly captures the hopes and fears of a generation in the turbulent times of post-war Britain. I look forward to her next!"--Hazel Gaynor, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home
From the Back Cover
After four years as a military nurse, Charlotte Brown is ready to leave behind the devastation of the Great War. Moving to Liverpool, she throws herself into her work, only tearing herself away for lively dinners with the women at her boarding house.
Just as Charlotte begins to settle into her new circumstances, two messages arrive that will change her life. One offers her a chance to speak out for those who cannot. The other pulls her back to her past. The latter comes from Edward Neville-Ashford, her former employer, now the new Earl of Cumberland. He's a shadow of the man he once was, yet Charlotte sees glimpses of the boy who long ago claimed her heart. Dare she risk her future for a man who can never be hers?
As Britain seethes with unrest, Charlotte must confront long-held insecurities to find her voice . . . and the courage to decide if the life she's created is the one she truly wants.