Get ready to be swept away by an epic and heartwarming tale of love, war, and the strength of the human spirit.
Against the backdrop of a world on the brink of war, a young woman named Cordelia finds solace in the gardens of her family estate. There, she meets Isaac, a handsome landscaper whose arrival sets off a chain of events that will change Cordelia’s life forever.
Despite their immediate and undeniable connection, Cordelia and Isaac know that their love is forbidden. But as they spend more time together, Isaac begins to teach Cordelia the art of cultivating the gardens, and they find themselves falling deeper and deeper in love.
Their happiness is short-lived when Isaac and all the young men are called away to war. Cordelia is left to tend to the gardens on her own, while Isaac fights for his country on the battlefields of Europe. But even in the darkest of times, Isaac sends Cordelia letters that give her hope for their future together.
When the letters abruptly stop, Cordelia must face the reality that Isaac may not return. Determined to take control of her own fate, she finds the strength to carry on and take over the garden they both loved.
As the war rages on, Cordelia’s world is turned upside down. But through it all, she remains steadfast in her love for Isaac and her determination to see their dreams come true. This sweeping historical page-turner will captivate fans of Lucinda Riley and Kate Morton, and leave readers with a renewed sense of hope in the power of love and the resilience of the human spirit.