Two women from different generations. Two lives brought together by a pivotal moment and a promise made...
World War 2 is raging on the Isle of Wight and sixteen-year-old, Constance Downer is in love for the first time. When her beau, a Canadian airforce man, stationed on the island is killed in a bomb blast she’s left to face the ramifications of that love on her own. It has consequences that will change the course of her life.
In the present day, Isabel a British backpacker stumbles across a car accident on a remote stretch of New Zealand road. She makes the dying woman, Ginny a promise—to find Constance and to tell her she’s sorry. The only clues as to Constance’s whereabouts are, she had ties to the Isle of Wight. Returning to the UK, Isabel’s a lost soul and is no longer sure where she fits in. Unable to forget her promise, she heads to the Isle of Wight on a quest to keep her word.
Does keeping her promise mean raking up a secret best kept hidden though? Or, will Isabel be able to right the wrongs of the past before it is too late and in doing so find a place, she can call home?