I'm a sucker for historical fiction, and this one kinda worked for me. Molly is a parlormaid who ends up going to the Crimea with Florence Nightingale to become a nurse. With no experience, Molly discovers that she has healing hands (the supernatural stuff irritated me--no need for it to be included in the novel) and learns quickly. She's tough, but weak when it comes to determining if she loves Dr. Maclean or Will, a boy from back home who followed her to the war. The descriptions of the surgeries are downright gross and totally awesome--all those amputations!