A lifetime of struggle forces Viveka Howard to survive the Depression years, overcome absence of her wartime husband and juggle tasks of family.
An accident leaves her penniless and Viveka adds responsibility of single parenting to her battles. After the death of her daughter, Viveka must conquer grief and prove her worth as a parent. She attempts to defy all odds alone.
Liam Howard stands in the shadows. Holding secretive his dedication to Viveka and her children, Liam raises a family of his own. He vows to change his life for the better.
Can Viveka surrender independence and rely on the support of another Howard man? With years of suppression at bay, can Liam disclose true feelings and allow another heart close? Veils of mistrust aside, will two friends unite and form a bond of love?
This book is part of Snyder's World War II series, the other books are Respectable Affair and Eureka Springs. If you are a fan of historical romance, you'll want to buy all three!