“As gripping as any fiction… Readers hoping for a happy ending will be rewarded by a conclusion any novelist would have been happy to create.”
Cheryl Krocker McKeon, Shelf Awareness for Readers
Separated by war and her family’s disapproval, the young lovers—Janine and Roland—lose each other for fifty years. It is a testimony to both Maitland’s investigative skills and her devotion to her mother that she successfully traced the lost Roland and was able to reunite him with Janine. Unlike so many stories of love during wartime, theirs has a happy ending.