Nurse Connie Byrne has lived and worked through the Second World War, has celebrated its ending with friends and patients in the East End of London and is now enjoying a fresh new chapter in her life and looking forward to her wedding. But, as many a young bride-to-be has proved, the path of true love never runs smooth . . .
Connie’s busy professional life and the ‘characters’ who are her patients, serve to give her a much-needed sense of perspective. Her work as a nurse in the East End means that she sometimes needs to be tough, ready to face anything – even the nicest of surprises.