1914: Vivian, a young, impassioned debutante is hurried into a marriage to cover a scandal, then War breaks out on her wedding day. Quick to escape matrimony, her traditionalist husband immediately enlists and Vivian has no alternative than to take up the running of his estate. Howard, a brilliant young playwright, refuses to enlist, becoming one of the most notorious conscientious objectors of the time. Narrowly escaping a death sentence by agreeing to take essential work on Vivian's farm, it's only then Howard understands what is worth fighting for.
The new novel from Sunday Times bestseller Adele Parks, set during the outbreak of the First World War.
‘A wonderful book about a group of women struggling to deal with life after World War One.’ DAISY GOODWIN
‘There are some seriously fab frocks in Adele Parks' latest novel. Dramatic and swooningly romantic, this is historical fiction with real heart.’ MARIE CLAIRE