Lily Knowles is desperate to leave home and when she turns twenty-one, she escapes to London to train as a nurse. In the excitement of the city she meets dashing Alex Redfern, who comes from a world she longs to be part of.
Then comes the war, and determined to do their duty they both join up. But in the chaos of a Blitz-weary capital a misunderstanding drives the lovers apart. And then she discovers that Alex has been badly wounded — a changed and bitter man, he is recuperating in Shropshire. She decides to visit him, but what of their once-passionate love? And after the horrors of war can either of their lives ever be the same again...?
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Maggie Bennett was born in Hampshire. She left school at eighteen and started general nursing training and, after a year as a staff nurse, she went on to train as a midwife. She married at thirty-five and moved to Manchester where her two daughters were born; she later returned to work as a midwife until her retirement in 1991. She took a correspondence course in creative writing after her husband's death in 1983, and started writing articles and short stories. Her first novel, A Child's Voice Calling, was published in 2002, followed by A Child at the Door, A Carriage for the Midwife and A Child of Her Time in 2004.
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