"Sophie Heller and her family sacrificed everything to escape Nazi Germany, yet as war fever sweeps their small town of Victory, Illinois, they become tagets of whispered accusations and a vicious attack. Her father won't go to the law, but Sophie, now a newspaperwoman, vows to expose those behind the threats. Her own ally is Cole Ambrose, a teacher whose quiet sterngth slowly earnes her trust ... and hides secret pain. But will their defiance - and unexpected love - be enough?" - Taken from cover p. 4.