When Kit was fourteen, starry-eyed as only a schoolgirl can be, Nicholas Redfern had told her, "If you wait for me, I'll marry you".
He had gone off to Africa, and that was that. True, he had now turned up in her life again, but everything was very different for both of them. Kit was on the brink of becoming engaged to Jeremy Jones, who loved and needed her, while Nicholas had arrived in town with a very glamorous girl-friend in tow - the dazzling Stephanie. It was on a trip to the beautiful city of Bruges, in Belgium, that Kit realised how she still felt about Nicholas - but what was the point of walking out on Jeremy when she had no reason to believe that Nicholas would ever want her now?