When an Second World War air-raid on Manchester leaves newly-wed, shop-girl Helen newly-widowed, she steps out from behind the counter to serve a different sort of customer. In the Women's Auxiliary Police Corps, working with evacuees, the destitute and the vulnerable, Helen’s sense of purpose is rejuvenated. But will she turn a corner in her love-life?
Returning to the remote island of Phetray on the brink of the Second World War, handsome sailor Ewan McKinnon washes up in the arms of his childhood friend and cottar’s daughter Minn Macfee. But fate seems set to separate them once again as Ewan ships off to France. But will the tides turn?
Heartache, sorrow and disaster follow Mary Kate Malone home to the village of Tarabeg, Ireland from her secret life as a lover in Liverpool. But back in Tarabeg, a charismatic American called has designs on turning the old Manor House into a hotel. Can Mary Kate stop him?
Ronnie’s return to her family stud farm ushers in a new year of discontent for her daughter Pax and loyal head groom Lester — especially with the introduction of Luca O'Brien, Irish charmer and reputed heart-breaker, known throughout the countryside as the Horsemaker.
When Captain Jon Stoker awakens in a strange house, he’s astonished to discover that his nursemaid is none other than his estranged wife, Sabine. Whilst they plot to bring her nefarious uncle to justice, two lonely people discover that their marriage of convenience has become a union of souls.
Confronting complicated feelings about her plus-sized figure, bisexuality and a thwarted career in fashion design, Natalie takes a vow of celibacy signed and witnessed by her best-friend — an anonymous blogger who is struggling with a secret of her own.