It is 1945 and in the charming market town of Middlebeck, fifteen-year-old Maisie Jackson is eagerly awaiting the return of RAF pilot Bruce Tremaine. With unfamiliar butterflies in her stomach, Maisie can't help wondering if this is what it feels like to be in love...Her teenage euphoria doesn't last long, however, as when her sweetheart finally arrives, he has a 'friend' in tow - the beautiful and determined Christine Myerscough. Determined, that is, to make herself Bruce's wife. Feeling crushed and betrayed, Maisie decides to move on from Middlebeck and seek her fortune. It isn't long before she's convinced herself she is over her young love. But has Bruce forgotten about her? Beautiful countryside and charming English lanes provide the perfect backdrop to Margaret's cast of enchanting characters in this tale of a love lost...and a love found.