In the summer of 1940, most eyes are focused on the skies above the South of England. The battle for Britain has just begun. But young Evie Lucas has eyes for no-one but a dashing young pilot called Tony. Evie has a glittering career as an artist, and she wants his parents to have something to remember him by in case it all goes wrong in the war. Seventy years later, and art historian Lucy uncovers the mystery surrounding a painting in her home - and accidentally ends up stirring up a hornet's nest of history.