A nurse reluctantly sacrifices her career for marriage. An impending war will change her, and her husband’s, life forever.
Feisty, ambitious and stubborn Hettie Steward is thrilled to start a life with Geoffrey Bartlette, the love of her life, but loathes domestic life and craves a return to work.
When the Great War erupts, Hettie eagerly agrees to Geoffrey’s suggestion to join the Canadian Army Nursing Service and follow him overseas. After all, everyone says the war will be short.
But war does not end quickly, proving true the old adage “be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.”