This is an Edwardian romance set in an English village at a time of unusual peace and tranquility. It is in three parts, Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. A moral dilemma confuses a young missionary with the call of God on his life to Africa when he falls in love with a mystery woman in the congregation. His heart is with the Africans who need him and he feels he hasn't long to live. She has an answer to his problem but he leaves her and follows his calling to an uncertain future.