War has come to London once more and Holly Beckman, now a widow, is forced to find new depths of courage in the face of adversity.
David Aspinall, her first lover, has come back after twenty years abroad.
He still holds a fatal charm for Holly but only time will tell if she can finally trust him.
A new generation defies convention in the face of death, as Holly's RAF pilot son Chris and David's niece embark on a whirlwind affair.
Across the channel, Ritchie Beckman - his lucrative art business crumbling as the Germans advance on Paris - risks everything to outwit the Nazis, but his plan could mean tragedy for the whole Beckman family...'She writes in bright colours with bold, confident strokes' Glasgow Herald
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Publication Date: 07/01/1999
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780340708392