World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford''s career and life
are in jeopardy when a murder is committed on her watch.
Arriving in London on leave, Bess Crawford receives an unusual
summons from the War Office. She''s to accompany a wounded soldier
from a northern clinic, Sergeant Jason Wilkins, to Buckingham
Palace. Confined to a wheelchair, the soldier will be in her care
for barely a day. But the morning after the ceremony, Wilkins is
missing. Bess is blamed for losing the war hero.
More disturbing news complicates her difficult situation! The
Army considers Wilkins a deserter, and Scotland Yard questions her
when Wilkins is suspected of killing a man.
If Bess is to clear her name, she must prove that she was never
his accomplice. But the sergeant has disappeared yet again.
Carefully questioning unhelpful villagers, Bess and her friend,
Simon, follow a trail of clues across England. But will uncovering
the truth and saving her honor put more innocent people in