‘Oh my God, what’s happening to me? After all this time, please, not again!’
Jeanne Le Page, grippedby fear and panic, struggles to breathe as the ferry arrives in Guernsey – theisland she had fled fifteen years before, traumatised by a family tragedy.
Now she has to return after another death. Her belovedgrandmother has bequeathed Jeanne her old cottage. She intends to stay justlong enough to sell her inheritance. Deeply unhappy after the recent end of a relationship,she has no desire to pick up her old life in her birthplace.
Jeanne is shocked to find that the cottage holds a secret going back to the German Occupation. She becomes drawn into learning more,delaying her planned departure. At the same time, while unveiling the truth of what happened to her family, she puts herself in mortal danger.