Set in the final year of World War I, this historical novel follows the fortunes of Simon Winters and Emma Ashdown ~ two young people from a small Yorkshire town whose plans for a future life together are disrupted by the conflict raging in Europe.
Simon volunteers for the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and is soon making a name for himself as a pilot in the skies above the trenches.
Meanwhile, back in England, Emma is pursuing a career as a journalist and is given an undercover assignment to investigate a clandestine organisation in Kent, believed to be run by be enemy sympathisers.
Fate will soon bring the young lovers together again but the course of their true love is not destined to run smoothly...
There are many surprises in store in a gripping plotline that mixes elements of mystery, romance, action and suspense and places them into the historical context of the First World War and its terrible impact upon a generation.