Slapton Sands, 1943 War has not been kind to Carol Porter. It took her husband and baby, and with them her heart. At last she's found some peace, working as a land girl at Coombe Farm. But Carol's sanctuary, the whole local area in fact, is about to be disrupted. When Pauline Reilly hears Carol's news she's worried for her little sister. As Carol prepares to face the impending upheaval, her beloved mother, Dolly, swoops in to Slapton. Packing up Carol's life presents unexpected opportunities: Carol looks to her future while Dolly confronts a ghost from her past, and they both have a chance to mend their broken hearts.