By Etta Bouman
Published: September 3, 2012 by
Beth Donaldson never imagined she would live to see sixteen, much less fall in love. Beaten and abused by her father, a World War II veteran, her future is grim. Her brother, Jeff, tries to look out for her, but he has his own life to live. That is, until a stranger with a cloudy past and a dreamy accent walks into her life and everything starts to change.