At the end of the war, Sara Boskelly joined thousands of other young women on the long journey to America, hoping to be reunited with the handsome GI who had captured her heart. Sadly for Sara, the voyage was to end in bitter disappointment. Now she must return to her Cornish hometown to face the gossip and scandal she left in her wake. A sadder and wiser woman, she must make her peace with her parents and win the forgiveness of the childhood sweetheart she cruelly betrayed. For Sara now knows that the talented artist, Robbie Killaine, is the man she loved all along. But Sara hasn't reckoned on Miriam Roche, Robbie's new love. Furious at the prodigal daughter's return, Miriam is determined to keep hold of her man. Whatever it takes. And that's not the only shock in store for Sara . . .