Somerset, 1836. Baby Hope is cast out as evidence of her mother’s adultery and grows up in a nearby village, unaware of her true identity. When she finds herself penniless and homeless, she fights back to become a capable nurse, a vocation which takes her to the battlefields of the Crimea. But the secrets of her past are not gone, and she must return to England to face the legacy of her birth.
Publication date: 11 January 2007