After losing her beloved husband and daughter and surviving Hitlers Sobibor death camp, Quaker widow Anja Steinberg dedicates her life to helping others and keeping her son safe. As a member of the resistance, she helps displaced Allied airmen get back to their units in England. The journey is rigorous and filled with danger and there is no time for romance. Anja knows that Mikel, her fellow resistance worker, loves her. He would make a good husband and father for her son, but she doesnt share his feelings. Is friendship enough? Then American Peter Trent parachutes into her life. She must face factsher heart did not die with her late husband and true love could be hers again. But marrying Mikel may be the only way she can save Peter.