Tommy Joyce will never forget what he did in the mud-soaked trenches of Europe’s Great War, or the face of the comrade he betrayed.
Halifax was supposed to bring peace in the arms of his wife Evie.
Evie, already widowed once by the war, risked her reputation when she became Mrs. Joyce, but her love for Tommy is her second chance at happiness.
Their hopes are destroyed when a ship explodes in Halifax Harbour in the winter of 1917, blasting the city into a post-apocalyptic ruin.
As the city burns down around her, Evie can’t give up hope…