Can one man love two women at the same time? Can a man suddenly become in loco parentis to two young girl’s whose real parents are killed in a car crash? This and other soul searching questions are asked in this story of human relationships and human endeavor. Steve Hambleton, an estate agent, finds it all change when he’s landed with caring for his two nieces Rose and Millie. His girlfriend Josie opts out although remains on the sidelines when Steve meets and eventually marries Laura and the two of them engage in an enterprise to convert an old house, Tollerton Court, into a luxury hotel.
While all this is going on Steve’s father returning from exile to die, and ex-university friend Douglas and his tragic wife provide interesting side stories.