As the First World War rages on, Leonora has been separated from best friend Victoria as they both do their bit for the war effort by volunteering for the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry.
Despite the hardships of war, Leonora is delighted to be reunited with her sweetheart Colonel Malkovic.
But her happiness is short-lived when she becomes pregnant. When she finally plucks up the courage to tell him the news, tragedy strikes and he is reported missing in action.
Leonora is forced to give birth on the battlefield and leave her baby behind, returning to England heartbroken and alone. In the toughest of times, she will need the support of her closest friends to get through. Can Leonora find happiness when the country is still at war?