It is the autumn of 1945 and identical twins Joy and Gillian Lawrence are on their way home to Liverpool, having been evacuated to Devonshire five years earlier.
Their mother has been killed in the blitz but the girls hope that with their beloved father's help they will be able to manage without assistance.
All goes well until there is a terrible accident and Joy loses her sight.
At first she is bitter and resentful whilst Gillian is racked with guilt.
However, as time passes Joy gains confidence, hopeful that her sight will return since life is not easy when you can't see the face of the boy you think you love.
Then there is a chance meeting on a train and once more the girls lives are in turmoil...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 04/08/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099550532