In the years following the end of World War II, life at the Glens of Lochandee is tough. Many families in the village have been bereaved, and rationing is affecting business. Nevertheless, Conan Maxwell’s new garage is doing well, and he and business partner, Nick, are hoping to expand. But how will their partnership survive their differing ambitions? Conan’s young sister, Bridie is faced with a dilemma. Is her desire for Nick going to pull her away from her other great passion – her animals and farm? Old school friend Fiona Sinclair returns from the city, now a successful accountant. How welcoming are the village community going to be – especially her old childhood rival, Conan?