Georgie Bridges married Arthur because the man she loved was marrying someone else, but now that her husband is dying she feels that her life has been a failure. When, at the beginning of Worls war II, she is told that her house is being taken over, she begins a new phase of her life - and she also meets up with an old flame.
Beth Rawlings is the daughter of a woman who was cruelly murdered. She hopesthe new job she desires so much will finally bring her contentment, as well as keeping her occupied while she waits for her beloved Drew to return from the front.
Hetty Tarleton ran away to Paris to live with her lover when she was a young girl. Now she is caught in France as the Germans invade. Can tragedy, violence and despair eventually turn to happiness?
Three very differant women will all face change as war turns the world upside down . . .