Charles, the Earl of Stratton, has lived for eleven years with guilt and battle fatigue. The horror of war is a constant in his life. He has tried to silence his demons, but nothing works until he returns home for the holidays. There he finds peace, and the love he thought he’d destroyed, waiting for him.
Helen lost both of the men she loved to the war. Her brother, Jack, who died on the battlefield, and Charles, who avoids her. Her love for Charles has never died, but when he finally comes home, it’s to introduce his fiancée to his family.
Will the Christmas season give them a second chance at happiness? Or will honor demand they separate forever?