having just acquired the tenancy on a busy london pub...annie brooks husband disappears without explanation leaving her engulfed in a whirlwind of sadness and confusion. to enable her to cope she must suppress her own feelings for the sake of the young son she adores. her cheery disposition and great sense of humour helps to conceal her own deep emotions. her closest friend jess tyler is the only person who really understands how she feels. after almost five years on her own jess encourages annie to move on with her life... she becomes captivated with the enchanting matt reeves and her life seems to be on an upward trend...
when without warning annie is dealt a devastating blow, leaving her embroiled in chaos and surrounded by turmoil and confusion...with a life changing decision to make...will she survive