ANOTHER TIME AND PLACE
A chance meeting changes two people’s lives for ever.
Young American pilot Tom Blake isn’t looking for love, but seeing Anna Pilgrim in a tearoom on a cold winter afternoon changes everything. So begins a passionate affair.
Their happiness does not last. Shot down over Europe, wounded, in hiding, Tom has no way of telling Anna he is alive. And Anna, left waiting in England, has no way of finding out. How can she know that Tom is struggling to return to her? Or that the thought of her is all that keeps him going on the long journey home?
THE OFFICER’S AFFAIR
For more than two years, Rachel Lock has waited for her husband to return from the battlefields of Italy, at last he arrives, yet she is devastated to find he is a different man, a man she cannot love. Disabled and embittered, Danny can never resume a normal life, and though Rachel is determined to restore their marriage, it seems the war has broken their lives beyond repair.
Then Captain Andrews enters the scene, and despite a deep unease between Danny and his former commander, for Rachel the attraction is instant, her heart captured by the officer.
What happened in Italy to make Danny so hostile to an officer he once trusted and admired? And why has Andrews come to visit him in the face of it?
As Rachel desperately struggles to shake off the ghosts of the war, she is torn between her loyalties to an empty marriage and her deepest desires. Only one can prevail in this heart-wrenching novel, which delves into the devastation left by the Second World War.