Paula O'Neill, beloved granddaughter of Emma Harte, believes that the business empire Emma left to the family is secure. However, beneath the surface, tension is mounting and sibling rivalry brewing. Into this volatile mix walks Evan Hughes, a young American fashion designer. Her grandmother's dying wish was that Evan
find Emma Harte. But Emma bas been dead for thirty years... Troubled by Evan's presence, and her uncanny resemblance to the family, Paula turns to Emma's wartime diaries. Emma Harte tomes vividly back to life. It is London during the Blitz. As bombs drop, sirens wail and her sons go off to war, Emma's trademark resilience, willpower and strength all come to the fore. And as the pages unfurl, Paula discovers the secret Emma took to the grave.