A compelling saga set in Scotland
Maeve O'Donavan has arrived in Edinburgh from County Cork, trying to forget her unrequited love for the man who has since married her cousin. However, life in a strange city is at first difficult and Maeve is shocked when she encounters prejudice against her Irish roots. When she loses her job as a maid, she is delighted to find a job as an assistant in the wardrobe department of the Queen's Theatre. It's a new and exciting world for Maeve - not least because she finds herself attracted to the brooding Harry Alpin, a theatre lighting man who harbours a desire to act. However, will his prejudiced family ever to be willing to accept an Irish girl as Harry's bride...?