A poignant Edwardian family saga set in a hotel business in Torquay.
When laundress Mercy Seaton’s chance meeting with Peter Lisburne at the annual Torquay regatta leads to a whirlwind proposal, she’s swept into her husband’s glittering world at ‘I do’.
But all that glitters is not gold, and Mercy’s discomfort in the drawing rooms of Edwardian society leave her adrift in a world she’s ill prepared for.
Combined with the onset of war, Mercy’s life becomes an ever-changing landscape of uncertainty. As the world falls into chaos, can Mercy find inner strength to pull her through, giving her the courage to dream again?