The third installment of the acclaimed romantic thriller series
This third volume, set in rural Maines deep winter, follows the developing relationship between British historian, Emma DEresby, and American surgeon, Matthew Lynes. Emma unravels Matthews alarming past and begins to comprehend how very diff erent her future might be with a man whose identity must never be revealed.
Emma nervously meets Matthews family. She encounters his seventy-year-old son, Henry, and learns how unique the family really is. As Christmas approaches, it is clear that Emma is not welcomed by all: what does Matthews great-granddaughter have against her, and what might his sinister psychiatrist granddaughter, Maggie, be prepared to do?
Bound by their faith, Matthew and Emma have accepted that they must wait to be together until his wife dies. Very reluctantly, Emma meets Ellenan elderly woman with a core of steeland learns how living with Matthew will mean concealment and lies. How can they have a life together?