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Plymouth, 1954. The future seems rosy for Anna Millington as she studies for teacher training college, but a cruel secret, hidden since the Plymouth Blitz of 1941, threatens to erupt again in tragedy. Anna escapes to nearby Dartmoor but while Dartmoor holds fond memories for her from her time as an evacuee, will her return also bring her hope?
When fifteen-year-old Lily Hayes loses her mother, she is forced to live with her estranged father. The dour Sidney Latham has a temper on him, but Lily is determined to make the best of things. As Sidney's gruff manner slowly thaws, Lily learns more about her family's past. And discovers that some secrets are best left hidden.
Brought up on her uncle's lowly tenant farm among the mixed farming and mining community of the wild Tavy Valley on Dartmoor, young Elizabeth Thornton yearns to train in medicine. But for a woman in mid-Victorian England, her ambitions will be impossible to fulfil. Besides, her uncle has other plans for her. Even when she appears to have escaped his clutches, a vengeful obsession from another source brings the past back to haunt her.
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