Despite hearing the enemy planes fly overhead on their nightly missions to bomb nearby targets, Millie Sanger’s grief and the pressures of running her late husband’s farm keep the war a distant threat.
Until she finds a pilot sheltering in her barn, pointing a gun at her head.
Rescued by the English woman, all Lukas Schiller can think about is fixing his shoulder and heading out into the blizzard to begin his escape back to his beloved Luftwaffe. But he didn’t count on a growing intimacy with Millie, which quickly develops into a passionate affair that neither of them are willing to relinquish…
Forced apart through circumstances beyond their control, they are haunted by the repercussions of their encounter. Those closest to Millie suddenly become her greatest threat. Lukas’s ideals are left shattered. And while Lukas does all that he can to return to her side, Millie runs the risk of paying the ultimate price: a traitor’s death.
Is all of that worth just one dangerous act of kindness?