London, 1912 – Grace is going to be a pioneer, have a career and live the life of a thoroughly modern woman. That is until she meets Alex, her brother’s friend, at the family Christmas party. Then her priorities change – she’s in love and wants to marry this amazing man.
Early married life is interrupted by the start of World War 1, and life changes for the whole family. Through life’s ups and downs, tragedy and happiness, the couple have the family they long for.
Relocation to the West Country from London gives the Whitfields a new start. Again, the world is turned upside down with the start of World War 2. How will Grace and Alex’s family cope again? Will they all be reunited?