Cannon-fire sweeps across Europe. Laughter fades from summer lawn parties at Summerset Abbey. The world is changing around them, and they cannot help but change along with it.
The female pilot’s upcoming wedding to Sebastian Billingsly is the talk of society. Rowena loves her kind, handsome fiancé, but memories of a dangerously passionate affair with a dashing flier still stir her heart. Accepting a daring mission transporting British planes, she encounters the man whose touch sent her reeling --- and whose return into her life may have disastrous consequences for her and Sebastian’s future.
The defiant suffragette raises eyebrows once again by living on her own in London as a lady bachelor. Kit Kittredge is the one man who understands and adores Victoria’s fiery spirit --- but she rebuffs her best friend’s offer of marriage time and again, choosing to join the war effort as a volunteer nurse. And on the battlefields of France, she will learn the true meaning of love and sacrifice.
After a stinging betrayal at Summerset Abbey, Prudence has found love and contentment in working-class Camden Town as Mrs. Andrew Wilkes. But when Andrew enlists, everything that Pru cherishes is at risk --- and she crosses a line attempting to protect him. Has she irreparably damaged their loving bond of trust?