Summer, 1955. Nurse Elinor MacKenzie is on a passenger liner to Africa when she comes across two medical men from her wartime past. Could one of them also be her future?
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Elinor is a war widow whose life took a surprising turn.
Dr George Ashden is haunted by the tragic end of his marriage.
Dr Paddy Brown is recovering from polio and a broken engagement.
As their stories unfold on the long voyage, Elinor, George and Paddy discover that they are travelling towards unexpected destinations.
A moving romance, set during the second world war and the 1950s, with all of the trademark sensitivity and realism of a medical story by Lucilla Andrews.