- 2021 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Historical (Adult Fiction)
Mary Bloomfield's chances for matrimony have long since passed her by. Still, she has found purpose in assisting her father with his medical practice in England's beautiful Lake District. But then Adam Edgerton returns from war to face a new battle against an insidious disease. Mary's caring nature cannot stand to see someone suffer—but how can she help this man see any brightness in his future when he's plunged into melancholic darkness?