Hard times during the Great Depression force nineteen-year-old Florence to leave her service at the monastery and seek employment. Fate brings her to work for a wealthy recluse, General Alexander Sterling. Despite many daunting events and a meddling housekeeper with dark secrets of her own, Florence and the General find themselves falling deeply in love.What she doesn’t know is that General Sterling has left his native country escaping a painful past, one he yearns to forget. Destiny won’t allow it as he meets Florence, whose resemblance to his deceased wife is unbearable. Could Florence actually be the same woman who still owns his heart and haunts his dreams?
When their blossoming romance is shattered by an explosive truth, a mysterious stranger gives her an opportunity to go back in time to unlock the secret to her existence. Florence must strive to return to the present time to save their relationship from the imminent
danger that awaits them.
already gone. My life is slipping away. How I ache at what has been stolen from
us. To feel your sweet embrace, to share our tears and laughter, our
accomplishments and disappointments, to spend our days out in the sun playing
together. All of that, along with bearing children, I can’t offer you anymore.
I pray in time, you’ll ﬁnd someone else who will fulﬁll your needs, and you’ll
love and be happy again. I want that for you. But I also want you to know I
will always love you, and I will always be thankful to have known your love.”