Emily Starr and Teddy Kent have been friends since childhood, and as Teddy is about to leave to further his education as an artist, Emily believes that their friendship is blossoming into something more. But when Teddy leaves home to pursue his goal in Montreal, Emily’s world collapses. With Teddy gone, Emily agrees to marry a man she doesn’t love... as she tries to banish all thoughts of Teddy. In her heart, Emily must search for what being a writer really means... This third and final volume of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s celebrated Emily trilogy is a finally drawn study of a young woman coming to terms with love and her own ambition. In every detail, this mature novel by one of the world’s best-loved authors captures the drama and confusion of a young life on the brink.