A time-travel novel like no other time-travel novel you’ve ever read! Mark discovers secret upon secret in his mysterious garden, and finds himself slowly but surely drawn back into the days of the Second World War, with its life and death struggle and sense of constant danger and excitement. He is pulled further and further back into the folds and sleeves of time, and becomes intricately involved in the outcome of the war. Does it even fall on him to decide the course of history? Can he change the past? Can he obliterate, or save whole worlds? Is there buried gold bullion to be unearthed in his garden? What is the role of the ageing vamp, Emma, who enters his life? And Mary, his ex-wife, who re-enters his life at the same time? And, most poignantly of all, who is the beautiful, young woman he remembers meeting so many years ago at infant school who spoke to him of a time they would meet again? Mark has never been able to forget her, and sets out on a perilous voyage back in time to find her.