The story moves from a turn-of-the-century village in upstate New York to privileged estates outside London, from the bedsides of the rural poor to the frenetic emergency room of a New York hospital, from war-torn London to hideaways on the French Riviera. It tells of the trials and triumphs of a dynamic family struggling to hold its center, and of love beyond anyone's power to deny.
"Belva Plain creates vivid people and involves us with them. She is at the top of the novelist's profession." (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)...Continua