1914: To the delight of her parents, Violet Prideux is set to marry local squire Weston Penruth. But an incident during their engagement party sees her fleeing to London. Here in the big city she meets local artist Jack Fairling, falling instantly in love. But when Jack enlists, can their happiness survive against the horrors of war?
1936: When Violet's daughter Aster turns 21, she receives a letter that will turn her world upside down. With the support of her childhood friend Harry Penruth and the comfort of her mother's treasured flower book, she travels to London to discover her destiny. And as Aster unearths the secrets of her childhood, a future of love and hope may be closer than she realises….
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