Nestled on the banks of the River Thames, Hampton Wick is like any other small English village, until its serenity is disrupted by the arrival of the Americans at nearby Bushy Park Air Force Base. Robert Chamberlain struggles with the events that have brought him to England. His brother David is already flying dangerous missions over Korea, and Robert wants to complete his military obligation and return home. That is, until Jennifer comes into his life. Robert discovers the beauty and fascination of London with Jennifer, falling in love t only with her, but the country he was determined to dislike. Hampton Wick is a story of war, romance, and tragedy that unfolds as Europe is struggling to rebuild following World War II. From the death of King George VI to the pageantry and excitement of the coronation of Elizabeth II, readers will be enthralled by the combination of history and fiction that follow Robert Chamberlain as he, for the first and last time, sets foot on English soil.