'True strength is not a measure of the body, but a measure of the soul.' Anon
For Harriet Baker, looking after her ailing father is a distressing burden, but after his death she is faced with more problems. It is 1918, and when her brother, Alex, goes missing while on compassionate leave, she is forced to hide him, fearing the extreme penalty awarded to deserters. But suffering from shell-shock, his mental state is precarious, and when he is seen by others, she is forced to yield to blackmail.
This is not the time to fall in love, and can she trust Doctor Ken Winterton? Dare she confide in him? Where do his loyalties lie?