Lizzie Tennyson, loving wife and mother, loyal to her husband and prepared to sacrifice her nursing career to allow him to follow his dream to run a country pub and restaurant miles away from southern England where they lived, leaving behind their friends and family. Surprising herself, Lizzie comes to love their life owning and running the Blenthorne Inn in the Lake District. And in turn the villagers and regulars take her to their hearts. Life for the Tennysons seems to be perfect.
However, shadows from the past break in on the present and Lizzie's life suddenly becomes less than perfect. As she tries to hold herself and her family together, she is ready to take desperate measures which complicate her life even further.
She is finally overwhelmed, but even in her lowest moment she is still the perfect friend, ready and willing to help others.
But is Lizzie all she appears to be? She has a different side to that which she normally portrays to her family and friends. Which one is the real Lizzie?