High above the English coastline, political storms swirl more turbulently than any natural storm. Yet few comprehend the threat.
Unseen currents of deception lurk silently beneath the surface of European affairs. Masquerading under a cloak of truth and enlightenment, there are supposed allies who give no hint of their subversive loyalties.

As England and the rest of Europe approach a cataclysm that will change the world forever, the Rutherfords of Devonshire stand in a peril they have no way to foresee. Estranged from her family, twenty-year-old Amanda has left Heathersleigh Hall for the suffragette movement and what seems an exciting world in prewar London. Determined to make an impact and stand on her own two feet, she has no idea of the danger surrounding her.