The Sunday TImes bestselling author of A Simple Wish brings a heart-rending and compelling wartime saga of love and loss that is sure to stay with you long after you have finished the last page. When war is declared a family is torn apart… Despite being trapped in an abusive marriage, Maggie Bright still feels blessed with her eight-year-old twins, Danny and Lizzie, and baby girl, Lucy. But when the Second World War begins it seems that her blessings may have run out. Although the war lets her escape her husband when he’s sent to the front, she must also face losing the twins when they’re evacuated from Coventry to Wales. Lizzie seems to be staying with the perfect family, while Danny is left with a man who resents his presence. But appearances can be deceptive and, while Maggie struggles to survive the bombings at home, her twins face danger of a different kind . . .