Iris Crane’s tranquil life is shattered when a letter
summons memories from her bittersweet past: her first love, her best friend,
and the tragedy that changed everything.
Iris, a young Australian nurse,
travels to France during World War I to bring home her fifteen-year-old
brother, who ran away to enlist. But in Paris she meets the charismatic Dr.
Frances Ivens, who convinces Iris to help establish a field hospital in the old
abbey at Royaumont, staffed entirely by women—a decision that will change her
Seamlessly interwoven is the story of Grace, Iris’s granddaughter in
1970s Australia. Together their narratives paint a portrait of the changing role
of women in medicine and the powerful legacy of love. Download and start listening now!