This is the moving story of a nurse (Claire) who served in Vietnam. Years later, Tony Riordan finds her to thank her for saving his life. Memories of the war return and Claire finally deals with the trauma she endured so many years ago. Well written, compelling account of what PTSD feels like for the sufferer and those who are watching the suffering. Good secondary character development.
This book deals with post traumatic syndrome in a compelling way.
Over twenty years earlier, in a war-torn foreign land and unamed nurse had struggled valliantly to pull Tony Riordan away from the brink of death. She'd given him a most precious gift-the will to live. An now Tony could see the confusion in Claire Henderson's eyes, could see he struggle with the same nightmare images that had haunted him for years. Claire Henderson had saved his life, and it was time to return the favor. As a marine sergeant and an army nurse, they'd shared the same overwhelming emotions and uncontrollable rage. But he had learned to handle the horror, while her soldier's heart was breaking beneath her woman's soul.