Mercy Grove has sadly had to give up her girls’ school at the return of her brother and his bride to Ivy Cottage. She soon finds herself an unwelcome guest in her own home. She contemplates taking a governess position, but what will that do to her position in life? Jane Bell has to decide whether to marry her true love Gabriel Locke, even though she may need to give up managing her beloved Inn. Can she marry Gabriel knowing that she may never be able to have a child? What will she do when her estranged father reappears from India with a new young son? Justina is being pressured to marry by her mother. Will she wed her mother’s choice? Who is the strange new seamstress in town? Is she all that she seems to be?
“Life is full of risks, thrilling and terrifying at the same time – rather like a tightrope act.”