I have a penchant for reading mainly fantasy sci fi books, so it was enjoyable to be swept away with a well written historical romance thriller We start off in London during the Nazis Blitz Ms Willis did a superb job showing us the terrible life Londoner s faced on a nightly basis, waiting for death to drop on their doorsteps.We start with a young woman, Jane, and the dangers she faces Not only from the nightly bombs, but from people who she thought she knew reasonably well Jane meets Will, I have a penchant for reading mainly fantasy sci fi books, so it was enjoyable to be swept away with a well written historical romance thriller We start off in London during the Nazis Blitz Ms Willis did a superb job showing us the terrible life Londoner s faced on a nightly basis, waiting for death to drop on their doorsteps.We start with a young woman, Jane, and the dangers she faces Not only from the nightly bombs, but from people who she thought she knew reasonably well Jane meets Will, a handsome and dashing actor A romance blooms between them, but little do they know Will is being used for nefarious reasons Who can they trust Unlike action packed thriller plots, this one moves along, slowing drawing us into Jane and Will s lives There were a few times I thought the prose a little wordy and redundant, but it also takes place during a slower paced lifestyle As with all good stories, I felt happiness, fear, uncertainty, and sadness The ending is a bit strange and takes you into the fantasy sci fi genre Even now, several weeks after reading the book, I m still not sure how I feel about the ending.If you re looking for a good historical romance thriller, I recommend this book I give it 4 feathers Sunshine Spirit is my second book It combines my love of theatre, music and history I hope you might read and enjoy. As Jane steps from the rubble of her West End home she meets Will he offers fun, laughter and love in abundance But will his kindness lead to a happily ever after or draw Jane into secrecy and danger With the Blitz of London upon them, Will teaches Jane to live for the moment and throw aside caution He introduces her to his surrogate family, the joys of the theatre and the open road Jane introduces him to her eclectic mix of girlfriends, life at the Grandchester hotel and the varied guests who stay there Circumstances introduce both of them to deception, desperation and murderThere are conflicts at every turn loss and discovery, desperation and joy, foes and friends And a promise is made to wait for a loved one s returnHow long would you wait