The death of the family matriarch, Charlotte Atkinson, at Windfell Manor casts a long shadow over Charlotte's husband Archie and her two children, Isabelle and Danny. Isabelle takes over the running of Atkinson's department store but her pride - and heart - is tested when her husband James brings scandal upon the family. Danny's wife Harriet is still struggling to deal with the death of their first two children - a death she blames Isabelle for. Meanwhile, Danny and Harriet's daughter Rosie has fallen for local stable boy, Ethan. Will he stand by her or will he cause her heartache? And can Isabelle restore her friendship with Harriet to unite the family once more?