Three generations. Two love stories. One tragedy. Sweeping, gripping historical fiction for fans of Dinah Jefferies, Angela Petch and Fiona Valpy.
A country torn apart by war.
Two love stories divided by decades.
One chance to discover the truth...
Feisty journalist Isabella has never known the truth about her family. Escaping from a dangerous assignment in the turbulent Basque country, she finds her world turned upside down, firstly by her irresistible attraction to the mysterious Rafael, and then by a new clue to her own past.
As she begins to unravel the tangled story of her identity, Isabella uncovers a story of passion, betrayal and loss that reaches back to the dark days of Spain's civil war - when a passionate Spanish girl risked everything for her country, and for the young British rebel who captured her heart.
But can Isabella trust the man she's fallen in love with? Or are some wartime secrets better left undisturbed...?
Heartbreaking, gripping historical fiction about the tragedy of war, and the redemption of love. Perfect for fans of Angela Petch's The Tuscan Secret and Kathryn Hughes' The Letter.