1994, Cornwall. With the fishing industry in crisis it is becoming increasingly difficult to make ends meet in a small, coastal town. Christina's quiet beach cafe is losing money and her ruthless brother-in-law, Rene, is determined to close it down. Disabled since childhood, Christina is determined to maintain her family business but neither her mother nor her sister are interested in helping her. But when John Madison, a widowed and lonely local skipper, desperately seeks Christina's help with his young daughter she is both disturbed by and drawn to him. Who can save her beloved Sea Cafe? And when John asks her to take a risk, will her heart be torn in two?