A/N: New story time, loves!
Set in the middle of WWI we follow Sookie as she leaves America in 1917 with nothing but a dark secret and her life savings. A woman with no husband had few options, so she becomes a maid for a large household with prickly staff, and even stranger residents, one in particular that forms an unlikely relationship with. A tale of what happens Upstairs, and what happens Downstairs, all with a War at heart. AU. S/E.
War at heart.
The world was at war, or so they said. The panic that rose, the men that were lost, the women whose hearts would never be the same. The world was at war, they said, but all I kept remembering was the war, the war at home, the war in my heart.