America's Heartland, 1946. World War II has ended, and everyone is pursuing peacetime's bright promise with fresh energy and hope. Newly-arrived in a small Wisconsin town, Christina Tucker now dares to chase her long-cherished dreams: put her wartime nursing skills to use and reconnect with country life. But helping a shell-shocked veteran recover soon tests her determination and disturbs town memories best left buried. She has no choice but to turn to her patient's seemingly-irresponsible brother, Tyler Sutter. A restless ex-soldier, Tyler can't believe this pretty ladylike nurse can heal his family. Yet as Christina begins to understand Tyler's own fears, the two grow close, then closer still-as a terrible secret sparks one man's violent, vengeful spree. With both the guilty and innocent alike in harm's way, Tyler and Christina must face all their fears... or never live to see the future.
"There is nothing better than Dorothy Garlock at her best."
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Always love a Garlock story!
Would recommend any of Dorothy Garlock's novels to any lover of Americana.
The depiction of the doctor's morphine addiction true to life for the time period immediately after the great World Wars.
Do not know if I have heard any of this narrator's other works.
Love all Dorothy Garlock books.