From the bestselling author of The Road Beyond Ruin comes a novel about a family torn apart by grief and secrets, then pulled back together by hope in the wake of World War I.
England 1922. Its been four years since Rudys brother Edgar went missing in war-torn France. Still deep in mourning and grappling with unanswered questions, Rudy and his mother struggle to move on. When the enigmatic Mariette arrives unexpectedly at the familys manor claiming to be Edgars widow, and the mother of his child, Rudy urges her to stay, hoping shell shed light on the missing pieces.
Captivated by Mariette, Rudy finds that their mutual loss and grief bind them…as does the possibility of new love. But Mariettes revelations bring more questions than answers about Edgars death. Suspicions threaten to divide Rudys already fractured family, setting him on a quest for the truth that takes him from England to France and beyond.
In his search, Rudy is forced to confront the tragedies of war and the realities of the brother hes lost and the woman hes found. Will the truth set him free to find peace, or will it forever shadow his future?
Narrator: Steve West, Sarah Naughton, Will M. Watt, Elliot Hill
Duration: 13 hours 28 minutes
Released: 20 Jan 2002
Publisher: Brilliance Audio