Emma delights in uncovering her clients’ family secrets and writing their histories. When Jess begs her to untangle her skeletons and find the woman called Elinor, Emma soon learns someone doesn’t want the past brought to light. A series of threats puts her in danger, and Emma suspects there is more to her friend’s frazzled plea.
Elinor only wants one thing from life – a home and hearth where she can dispense love and laughter. Undeterred by life’s hardships between the two world wars, Elinor raises a large family and survives everything fate throws her way. Neither deprivation nor heartache prevents her from protecting those she loves. But is what she yearns for a step too far?
Intrigued by Elinor’s story, Emma is determined to find out who is causing trouble, and why, before it’s too late.