When Pippa Holtsmoor returns to nursing at St Martha’s Hospital after a six year absence, she is faced with ghosts from the past. Can she finally lay them to rest and find lasting happiness?
A young widow, Pippa needs this job to support herself and her daughter. But she didn’t expect to be working alongside Dr Joel Kirby. Joel had been Pippa’s best friend until he tried to warn her off marriage to a racing driver. Now he doesn’t seem at all happy to see her back at the hospital.
Meanwhile, Pippa finds herself getting emotionally involved with her patients, and their relatives. Especially George Duggan, a teacher at her daughter’s school, whose uncle is critically ill. While George tries to get closer to Pippa, Joel appears to want nothing to do with her. Then a medical emergency forces everyone to re-examine their feelings.
A moving romance set in a 1960s London teaching hospital, with all of the trademark warmth and realism of a hospital story by Lucilla Andrews.