Snoutsfield – a long lost derelict village in Sussex is inherited by Donna Preston.
In 1799 Sir Treffry Cardinham is forced to change his name to Sir William Preston. His reasons for doing so resonating into Donna’s life centuries later.
During WWII the now derelict village becomes a covert RAF base called Downland. During 1943 two French airman follow horribly in the dark path Sir William strode long before.
When bodies are found during Donna’s restoration of the village she and her loving partner, Toby, are forced to confront not only her past, but the terrible heritage left to her in Snoutsfield.
Together they face her nightmares, overcome the misery of centuries old grief and move forward toward their future having finally laid the ghosts of Snoutsfield to rest.