January 1941. dark days, both for Britain, standing alone against the menace of Nazi Germany, and for four friends torn apart by the conflict.
When Rose Taylor receives two proposals on New Year’s Eve she has to face an agonising choice, which will separate her from all those she loves.
Richard Stephens has to come to terms with the shattering of the dreams that sustained him through the chaos of Dunkirk and the long months on the run as an escaped prisoner of war.
For beautiful Felix, badly burned when his Spitfire was shot down in flames, there is the prospect of weeks of painful surgery, and for his lover, the anguish of watching him suffer.
But as the months go by each of them finds the courage to face danger. And danger is on every side